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16 May
2016

Source & Author: FAO FAO Port State Measures Agreement set to become binding law Illegal, unregulated and unreported (IUU) fishing is about to become much more difficult thanks to the imminent entry into force of the Port State Measures Agreement (PSMA), a ground-breaking international accord championed by FAO.

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28 Apr
2016

Source: Quartz Author: Steve Mollman Indonesia already makes good use of one weapon against the foreign boats that routinely fish illegally in its vast waters: explosives. To discourage the activity—which costs it billions of dollars in lost revenue annually—the archipelago nation has been on a boat-blasting binge in recent years.

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21 Apr
2016

Source & Author:  The Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF), Oceana, The Pew Charitable Trusts and WWF Reaction from the NGO’s on new third country cardings from European Commission: The Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF), Oceana, The Pew Charitable Trusts and WWF are working together to secure the harmonised and effective implementation of the EU Regulation to end illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) […]

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19 Apr
2016

Source: The Parliament Author: Lasse Gustavsson One in three fish species served in restaurants in Brussels are not what they seem, reveals Lasse Gustavsson. This shocking and sad reality was revealed by Oceana in 2015 by testing fish from over 150 restaurants including the canteens of the European Commission and Parliament.

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16 Apr
2016

Source & Author: The Economist Why do Chinese fishermen keep getting arrested? AS A deterrent it is wasteful, polluting and provocative. But it is also, Indonesia’s government insists, highly effective. On April 5th the country’s maritime-affairs minister, Susi Pudjiastuti, watched live feed from seven different places as 23 Malaysian and Vietnamese trawlers, seized for illegal […]

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