Employment opportunity in New Zealand with Southern Seabird Solutions Trust: help save albatrosses and petrels from the effects of fishing

Southern Seabird Solutions Trust is looking for someone capable of supporting the development and testing of new fishing practices and technology that could reduce seabird captures during fishing. 

The person will be required to coordinate with a range of experts and provide advice and support to inventors who have innovative ideas or early prototypes that could potentially reduce the risk of seabirds being caught during recreational or commercial fishing.

 For more information on the Trust and for the contract description see http://www.southernseabirds.org/n1759,182.html

If you are interested and have the expertise, skills and experience described in the Contract Description, please send a CV and covering letter by e-mail to: 

Janice Molloy, Convenor, Southern Seabird Solutions Trust, Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo.

 Applications close 17 October 2010.

 This project is sponsored by WWF, Sea Lord, Sanford, Encounter Foundation, Mares, and the Northern Fisheries Management Company, Ltd.  Southern Seabird Solutions Trust is financially supported by the New Zealand Seafood Industry Council and the New Zealand Department of Conservation.

John Cooper, ACAP Information Officer, 11 September 2010

The Agreement on the
Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels

ACAP is a multilateral agreement which seeks to conserve listed albatrosses, petrels and shearwaters by coordinating international activity to mitigate known threats to their populations.

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