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$53 Million for Fish

By Peter Neill Recently, Bloomberg Philanthropies, the enormous charitable foundation of New York City’s former mayor, Michael Bloomberg, announced its Vibrant Oceans Initiative, a $53 million, 5-year effort to boost fish populations in Brazil, the Philippines and Chile. Reforming fishing practices in these countries will revitalize 7% of the world’s fisheries.

According to the Foundation website:

“Proper management of fisheries can increase the number of fish in the ocean by 50%. Most of the world’s fisheries are within national boundaries, allowing countries to implement management policies that can protect against harmful over-fishing. But we need a comprehensive approach …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green