Conservation & Management of Sharks & Rays in Mozambique

Grantee The Marine Megafauna Foundation
Location Mozambique
Grant Amount 24,995
Duration One year
Type of Grant Small

This project addresses threats to manta rays and whale sharks, while concurrently working to reduce the impact of marine illiteracy and support natural resource preservation.  The Marine Megafauna Foundation’s primary focus is preventing the extinction of shark and rays and reversing their drastic decline. This will be done through the combination of research, education and conservation to affect change in attitudes, behavior and policy to improve the protection of marine resources at a local and national level in Mozambique.