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A five-day series of meetings kicked off in Manila Sunday at which representatives from over 30 countries are eyeing to craft new tuna conservation measures in the western and central parts of the Pacific Ocean.Click on the link below to read the...
Bluefin tuna are found in both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. The Atlantic population has begun rebounding, thanks to an early start in conservation efforts, but stocks in the Pacific remain low.Click on the link below to read the full article.
Rural communities in the Pacific that rely on fishing for subsistence and income face serious risks due to the degradation of coastal ecosystems, overharvesting, and climate change.Click on the link below to read the full article.
At the ongoing EU-hosted Our Ocean conference in Malta (5-6 October), the European Union has committed to 36 tangible actions to foster healthier, cleaner, safer and more secure seas. Amounting to over "550 million and involving activities worldwide...
Fiji is introducing a series of tough new ocean conservation measures to preserve fish stocks. Among other things they are introducing a ban on catching, trading, eating or exporting groupers and coral trout during their spawning season...Click on...
A New Song for Coastal Fisheries, a strategy and roadmap produced through a participatory workshop facilitated by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community, calls upon Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs) to ensure strong and up-to-date...
The Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency invites applications from nationals of FFA member countries for the position of Deputy Director-General. Applicants must provide an endorsement of their candidature from their Government. The position is...
This to announce the last call for the 8 grants to help support participation at the upcoming IPFC Tahiti, October 2017 (https://ipfc10.criobe.pf/). Applications must be submitted before the 30th June 2017. Results will be announced on 4th July 2017...
Locally managed marine areas (LMMAs) are often recommended as a strategy to achieve conservation and fisheries management, though few studies have evaluated their performance against these objectives. We assessed the effectiveness of eight...
Initial groundwork to assess the health of coral and fish communities after Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston in the Northern Lau Group started this week.The program, which will also include the island of Yacata, on the border of Northern Lau and...