Sustainable fisheries

24 Jul
2020

Source: The Pew Charitable Trusts New World Trade Organization rules would help ocean, local fleets, and coastal communities Overfishing is one of the greatest threats to ocean health, yet for decades many governments have paid subsidies to their fishing fleets, helping them fish beyond levels that are biologically sustainable. It’s time to end these harmful subsidies, some […]

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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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22 Jun
2020

Source: The Maritime Executive Will temporary bans for China’s distant-water fleet in the Atlantic and Pacific help squid populations? In early June, the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture’s Bureau of Fisheries announced plans for two closed seasons on squid fishing in parts of the south-west Atlantic and eastern Pacific, to give two species a better chance […]

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