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EcoWB fisheries experts certified as sustainability techncial consultants by Marine Stewardship Council

We are pleased to report that Pat Livingston and Clayton Hawkes have been certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) as technical consultants qualified to assist local fisheries anywhere in the world to prepare for MSC sustainability certification or to … Continue Reading

EcoWB Advances on Fisheries Improvement Projects

Five EcoWB volunteer fisheries Ecological Service Providers (ESPs) have now participated in the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) training session called “Working towards MSC certification: Capacity Building Workshop”.  The workshop was hosted by MSC’s Developing World Program so aligns well with … Continue Reading

EcoWB Partners with

Ecologists Without Borders is excited to announce the launch of, a one-stop shop for information on the progress of global fishery improvement projects (FIPs). makes tracking progress more efficient, consistent, and reliable for businesses that support FIPs. The … Continue Reading

EcoWB Welcomes Two New Board Members

We are very pleased to announce that two very respected and experienced colleagues have agreed to serve on the EcoWB Board of Directors. Dr. Shubha Pandit brings a diverse background of ecological and statistical experience. His primary EcoWB  interests are … Continue Reading

EcoWB Advances on Fisheries Improvement Projects

EcoWB has assembled a Fisheries Improvement Project (FIP) Advisory Group, experts in fisheries science, to guide its new FIP program. With their support, we are now moving into assisting on FIPs. Read more about EcoWB FIPs here.

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Amazon MegaFish Project is Big Winner

EcoWB is partnering with Jens Hegg of the University of Idaho to assist on this fascinating and critical project. This project was listed on for crowdsourcing and won a special prize for the largest number of single donations!  Read Continue Reading

EcoWB Convenes Workshop on Mexican Mangrove Restoration

EcoWB met April 20-23 with participants from Pronatura, UNAM , and ERM to discuss mangrove forest restoration in the expansive Marismas Nacionales. The workshop was held in San Blas, Nayarit, Mexico and included discussions on the causes for and solutions … Continue Reading

Seeking Volunteer Coordinators

EcoWB is growing fast and we need experienced volunteers to help us manage our wealth of volunteers. Please see our call for Volunteer Coordinators.… Continue Reading

EcoWB wants Volunteer Fisheries Scientists and Biologists

We are soliciting fisheries scientists, biologists, and technicians to assist on Fisheries Improvement Projects in the developing world. Please read more hereContinue Reading

EcoWB Activities at AFS 2015

EcoWB will be fully engaged in AFS 2015 August 16-20 at the Portland Oregon Convention Center. Please come join us at:

  • Workshop on Fisheries Improvement Projects for Developing World Fisheries (Registration Now Closed)
  • The EcoWB Trade Show Booth, Monday afternoon
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