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Seafood is an essential source of protein for more than 3 billion people worldwide, yet bycatch of threatened species in capture fisheries remains a major impediment to fisheries sustainability. Click on the link below to access the full article.
Hawaii has committed to boosting coastal fisheries, and a new study identifies east Kauai as one of the highest-potential fisheries for population recovery.Click on the link below to read the full article. 
A recently published study, led by researchers at the University of Hawai"i at M"noa, identified areas in the Hawaiian Islands that would provide the greatest increase in coastal fishery stocks, if effectively managed.Click on the link below to read...
The establishment of moratoriums, total bans, seasonal closures and size limits are some of the proactive approaches taken by the Fisheries Ministry to ensure sustainability of marine resources.Click on the link below to read the full article.
By 2048, the Asia-Pacific region may not have any fish stocks left. The region risks losing 45 per cent of its biodiversity and 90 per cent of coral reef, says a report released at the sixth plenary session of Intergovernmental Platform on...
Human fishing effort is size-selective, preferentially removing the largest individuals from harvested stocks. Intensive, size-specific fishing mortality induces directional shifts in phenotypic frequencies towards the predominance of smaller and...
The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) will award grants to improve the health of coral reefs and coral reef ecosystems. Grants will be awarded to reduce land-based sources of pollution, advance coral reef fisheries management, support...
Dr Sangeeta Mangubhai, director of WCS Fiji  has been awarded an international Pew Fellowship Award. Dr. Manghubai joins a group of scientists and conservationists who have received support from the Pew Fellows Program in Marine Conservation to...
The Pacific Island region and its communities are vulnerable as they are particularly threatened by illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing.Click on the link below to read the full story.
Ocean, maritime issues and fisheries will again be highlighted in the forthcoming 8th Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting (PALM8), in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14.Click on the link below to read the full story.