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3rd FUNDO Edition

Meet the winning projects of the Ocean Conservation Fund

Oceanário de Lisboa and Oceano Azul Foundation announced today the three winning projects of the third edition of the “Ocean Conservation FUND”, under the theme “Marine Invertebrates. Protecting at sea, the future on Earth ”, with a total funding of 150 thousand euros.

From the 16 valid applications, the jury of national and international conservation experts selected the projects:
| DEEPbaseline which will be dedicated to the conservation of deep corals and sponges, all along the coast of mainland Portugal;
| COACH, which intends to create a shellfish cooperative in the Ria de Aveiro to dedicate itself to the conservation and management of cockles;
| The Selvagens ’LImpet Project whose objective is to decipher, through genetic studies, whether the Selvagens Giant Lapa is unique to these islands, and define conservation strategies for this species.

Learn more here.