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3 Apr
2020

Source: Philstar Global MANILA, Philippines — Commercial fishing operators have taken advantage of the government agencies’ preoccupation with combating the spread of the new coronavirus in the country by entering areas meant for small-scale fishermen, a non-government organization said. In a statement, Oceana called on national government agencies and on local government units to intensify their maritime […]

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2 Apr
2020

Source: The Guardian Major review reports recovery of marine life but a redoubling of efforts is still needed The glory of the world’s oceans could be restored within a generation, according to a major new scientific review. It reports rebounding sea life, from humpback whales off Australia to elephant seals in the US and green […]

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31 Mar
2020

Source: Seafood Source A new series of regulations on China’s distant-water fleet set to enter into force in April will force further transparency on the fleet and will crack down on illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing activity, according to a government document announcing the rules. The “Distant-Water Fishing Management System,” which will be enforced […]

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