Pacific

17 Jan
2019

Source: Hakai Magazine Author: Kimberley Riskas Bunker vessels are one of the most connected ships at sea; tracking them could pinpoint clusters of illegal fishing. Fuel tankers may help track down illegal fishing and unravel the criminal networks behind it, according to an Australian study. Across the world’s oceans, up to US $23-billion is lost annually to illegal, […]

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18 Sep
2018

Source: Undercurrent News Japan’s Fisheries Research and Education Agency (FRA) will help Global Fishing Watch and the Australian National Center for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS) at the University of Wollongong, in New South Wales, with their investigation of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. Following a memorandum of understanding signed on Sept. 3, the […]

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30 Sep
2017

Source & Author: Jamaica Observer Fisheries and Aquaculture ministers from the African Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries have agreed on measures aimed at accelerating the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing as well as address the issue of fisheries subsidies at the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

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21 Sep
2017

Source: The Bahamas Weekly Author: Betty Vedrine The fisheries sector is ‘crucial’ — underpinning food security, nutritional requirements and livelihoods of many African, Caribbean, and Pacific (ACP) countries, particularly Small Island Developing States.  Secretary General of the ACP Group of Countries Dr. Patrick Gomes highlighted this fact at the 5th ACP Ministers in Charge of Fishing […]

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12 Sep
2017

Source & Author: The Marine Executive A joint operation conducted on September 9 by the marine conservation group Sea Shepherd Global and the East Timor National Police (PNTL) resulted in the capture of the Hong Long Fisheries / Pingtan Marine Enterprises fishing fleet at anchor off the coast of Com, East Timor.

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