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1 Jun
2016

Source: odi Author: Alfonso Daniels, Miren Gutierrez, Gonzalo Fanjul, Arantxa Guereña, Ishbel Matheson and Kevin Watkins Illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing is at the centre of a crisis of sustainability. Nowhere is that crisis more visible than in western Africa. Current rates of extraction are driving several species towards extinction while jeopardising the livelihoods of […]

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23 May
2016

Source: Huffington Post Author: Maria Damanaki If you were to sit down to dinner with four friends and all order seafood, it is more than likely that at least one of you would be eating a stolen fish. That fish doesn’t taste so good anymore, does it?

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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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