Tag: Fishers

BVRio teams up with EnClim to expand ‘Fishing for Litter’ project

BVRio has partnered with EnClim, a research and consulting company focused on smart strategies for a future of net zero, in an advisory capacity to help us expand the scope of the project ‘Fishing for Litter‘ in Brazil.  The project addresses the solid waste problem in the marine environment by offering local fishing colonies an […]


Fishing for litter as a blueprint for tackling ocean pollution

In recent weeks, global conversations have focused on issues related to the protection of the environment under the theme of tackling plastic pollution, providing an opportunity to call on governments, cities and businesses to invest in and implement solutions to end the problem.  Today, that conversation turns to efforts that promote the preservation of marine […]


Fishers remove over 100 tonnes in Guanabara Bay exceeding initial estimates

Exceeding expectations, the fishers of Ilha do Governador, Rio de Janeiro, have reached the initial target of collecting 100 tonnes of waste from Guanabara Bay in December 2022, in the project run in partnership with Ogyre, an Italian social enterprise focused on recovering waste from the ocean. The second and current phase of the project […]