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FFAW northern cod project given passing grade



The FFAW's Northern Cod Fisheries Improvement Project was awarded a Grade A by the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership this month.


The rating is reserved for comprehensive Fisheries Improvement Projects that have documented improvements in fishing practices or fisheries management within the last 12 months. FFAW’s Northern Cod project demonstrates the commitment to sustainable fishing with documented improvements to cod habitats with.


The program also includes partnerships with Tangly Whales and WWF-Canada to build and distribute line cutters; ensuring harvesters have the tools in hand to safely release leatherback turtles or other bycatch.

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