GUARDIANS OF THE SEA
Start date: Feb 1, 2015,
End date: Jul 31, 2016
The “Strategic partnership: Guardians of the Sea” project is the proposal of environmental protection entities with great international importance like Asociación de Naturalistas del Sureste (Spain), la Zoological Society of London (England) y el Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research (Portugal) with two young associations like GreenRope (Italy) and World Fish Migration Foundation: Stichting Wereld vismigratie (Nederland). A european partnership will be created to promote the employability of young people with fewer opportunities, to protect the natural environment and encourage environmental education to promote green entrepreneurship
This project is an initiative to establish the GUARDIAN OF THE SEA in many european countries, through the creation or a europan partnership with a continuated work (it involves 3 transnational meetings and many coordinated activities through a participated and democratic methodology) and the creation of the GUARDIANS OF THE SEE GUIDE, a high quality intelectual result with everything you need to implement and replicate the project.
These guardians will be young fellows (by future European projects) during a period they will ensure the preservation of protected species such as the Bottlenose dolphin, the European eel, the Logger head sea turtle and the Cory’s shearwater while they are forming in respectful work practices to the environment and create their own entrepreneurial projects.
The GUARDIANS OF THE SEA of the future will be young people who want to work in jobs linked with the sea or located in areas of influence of these protected species. During the months of the practices, the guardians will help to preserve and study the protected species while they receive specific courses to develop behaviors and working practices that respect the environment and help them to start up their own green business projects thanks to the intellectual results that has been done previously. In cooperation with fishermen's associations and private entities, the employability of these young people will be promoted through an specific training and their environmental commitment .
At the end of his fellowship, these young people will become trainers of the new generation of the Guardians of the Sea, ensuring the survival of the project will become.
The "Strategic partnership: Young Sea Guardians" project will create a European network with a large impact on youth with fewer opportunities through an ultimate tool for not only the joint protection of endangered species, but also for the transfer and application of innovative practices. But most of all have a great impact in promoting green employability of young Europeans. This impact will result in a number of specific results short, medium and long term, highly impact GUIDE encompass the GUARDIANS OF THE SEA, specific training materials, open and participatory methodologies, guides work.
Furthermore, this network will have a heavy impact on the partners where young associations will have the opportunity to work with top-level institutions in the field of research and environmental protection, while these ones discover new and refreshing ways to work together and also they find promising young people.
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