Three local NGOs, Te Ipukarea Society, Kōrero o te ‘Ōrau and Cook Islands Voyaging Society, all came together at Tamarind House to share experiences from the voyages. A range of marine related issues were discussed including industrial fisheries, microplastics found in the ocean and the imminent
The annual volume of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing in the Pacific has reduced over the past decade with only 5% due to illegal fishing of tuna, according to a FFA report released today.
When the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) comes together virtually for its annual meeting 1-7 December, member countries need to take stock of how far they still need to go to modernize management of tuna.
The Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) 2021 meeting begins 29 November, as it faces the expiration of its Tropical Tuna Measure guiding fishing controls for bigeye, skipjack, and yellowfin tuna in its jurisdiction.
The Responsible Fishing Vessel Standard (RFVS) is gaining traction in tuna fisheries in the Southwest Pacific, as a Philippines-based company has achieved the standard, while the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) have partnered with the Global Seafood Alliance to adopt the standard in its fish
A partnership between the Republic of the Marshall Islands and The Nature Conservancy will supply canned tuna to Walmart stores for the store’s Great Value brand across the United States.
The Palau International Coral Reef Center (PICRC) and Belau Offshore Fisheries Incorporated (BOFI) have launched a new study of tuna spawning in the Palau National Marine Sanctuary (PNMS).
The International Day of Peace, celebrated on September 21st, is an open invitation to cease hostilities in the world. It is also a moment to reflect on how people interact with the environment on land and at sea.
Longstanding concerns over the South Pacific’s stock of albacore tuna have been raised once again at a recent meeting of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission’s (WCPFC)Scientific Committee.
Around 500 scientists from 44 countries have signed a letter urging a moratorium on ocean mining, an activity that researchers say could be adversely affect fisheries, in particular deep-sea catches like tuna.