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NGOs slam fishing nation delay tactics: stalemate on albacore tuna

MANILA, Philippines, December 7 – Environment NGOs have delivered a damning indictment of a group of Pacific Tuna Commission members, saying they have deliberately blocked conservation measures for the South Pacific Albacore tuna fishery. The Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) is in the final hours of its week-long delibe...
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Tuna commission adopts Pacific proposal to increase port inspections of suspect fishing boats

The Forum Fisheries Agency is delighted that the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) has adopted its proposal for a new Port State Measure to combat illegal fishing by boosting Pacific Island capacity to conduct port inspections. Fisheries Forum Agency (FFA) James Movick said the adoption of the port state measure is a victo...
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