The Coastal Resources Center and its partners have been awarded a $15 million grant to address the social and ecological drivers of illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing in the Pacific Islands region.Continue reading "URI Coastal Resources Center lands $15 million to help countries, communities tackle unsustainable fishing practices in Pacific Islands region"
Providence Business News – URI Coastal Resources Center’s Elin Torell to lead new program. Other news outlets that ran the Associated Press story today include: The Messenger The Courier Ravalli Republic Paradise Post Argus-Press Auburn Citizen Santa Maria Times Sun Cities Independent Beckley Register Herald Cache Valley Daily Lancaster Farming Rapid City Journal Decatur Daily Valdosta […]Continue reading "URI Philippine fisheries project receives $25M grant, largest in school’s history"
Elin Torell first heard about women in Tanzania exchanging their bodies for a supply of fish when she was researching small fisheries in East Africa. It’s called “sex for fish,” or, in some countries, “jaboya.” “Women would go to the boats to buy fish, and the fishermen would demand sex before selling any fish,” says […]Continue reading "CRC’s Elin Torell honored by YWCA of Rhode Island"