IUU fishing

1 Jul
2020

Source: Asia & The Pacific Policy Society Authors: Meg Keen, Quentin Hanich, Grant Walton Can states cooperate to save sustainable fishing? In order to improve sustainability and transparency in Pacific fisheries, better information sharing protocols, value chain tracing, and intergovernmental collaboration are needed, Meg Keen, Grant Walton and Quentin Hanich write. The Pacific islands’ tuna […]

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18 Jun
2020

Source: The Maritime Executive The fishing vessel Lu Rong Yuan Yu 956 has been detained again on the same illegal fishing charges it faced a year ago, according to the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF). In 2019, the vessel’s operators were issued with a fine for using under-size mesh nets and taking fish below minimum landing size: despite […]

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15 Jun
2020

Source: Yonhap News Agency SEOUL, June 15 (Yonhap) — South Korea said Monday it will revamp its regulations to prevent possible illegal fishing activities by South Korean-flagged boats operating overseas, after the country had been on the verge of being labeled as one of the nations engaging in unregulated fishing. Read more

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15 Jun
2020

Source: The Asean Post In football, the yellow card is a warning for a player to behave himself as he may get sent off the pitch if he receives a second one – and a subsequent red card. It seems this system works just as well when it comes to combatting illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) […]

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5 Jun
2020

Source: The Pew Charitable Trusts Increased cooperation, collective accountability demonstrate a pathway to change A year ago, we observed the second annual United Nations-declared International Day for the Fight Against Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing with a look at successes and with a cautious optimism that the global community was headed in the right direction. While […]

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