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National Federation of Sea Anglers (NFSA)
The NFSA is the governing body for sea angling in England. One of the aims of the NFSA is to ensure that habitats where fish live and breed are protected from destructive fishing gear.
Professional Association of Dive Instructors (PADI) Project AWARE
The Project AWARE Foundation, established in 1992, is the dive industry's leading non-profit organization committed to conserving the underwater environments through education, advocacy and action. Grant program funding is made possible by direct contributions from divers and water enthusiasts and operates on a quarterly funding cycle.
Royal Yachting Association (RYA)
The RYA is a UK membership organisation for recreational boat owners and crew with over 103,000 personal members. There are an estimated further 500,000 boat owners nationally who are members of RYA affiliated clubs and class associations. The RYA fights unnecessary bureaucracy and threats to boating on behalf of these members and affiliates in the UK and abroad.
Sea Anglers' Conservation Network (SACN)
The Sea Anglers' Conservation Network promotes marine conservation issues amongst the Recreational Sea Angling (RSA) community, involving them in campaigning and lobbying for the restoration and conservation of the marine environment, and of the fin-fish species which sustain the UK's valuable recreational sea fisheries. SACN recognises the potential of Marine Protected Areas in restoring and conserving marine resources and is eager that recreational sea anglers are involved in creating MPAs at an early stage in specific proposals to ensure that maximum benefits can be obtained, with minimum necessary restriction, leading to enthusiastic buy-in and willing compliance, and general support for the MPA concept amongst the RSA community.