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Looking for diving birds caught on fish hooks, part of a normal day's work in complying with fishing rules to minimise bycatch. Photo credit: Francisco Blaha.

Looking for diving birds caught on fish hooks, part of a normal day’s work in ensuring fishers comply with rules to minimise bycatch. Photo credit: Francisco Blaha

 

 

 

 

 

 

WCPFC13: Follow not just IUU boats, but also vessel captains, say Pacific nations, FFA, December 2016

What happened, what’s next? Pacific nations at WCPFC13 achieve observer safety, but harvest strategy work looming, TunaPacific, December 2016

Legal “weapon” of focus on drivers and operators of vessels may bring breakthrough to bring down Illegal tuna fishers in Pacific waters, TunaPacific, December 2016

Deaths of PNG fisheries observers hastens new safety rules, TunaPacific, December 2016

Victory for the Pacific as Japan gives way on tuna boat observer safety, TunaPacific, December 2016

NZ gives $5 million to Asian nations as new illegal fishing threat grows, TunaPacific, December 2016

Fiji calls for urgent action by Pacific Island states to conserve tuna stocks, TunaPacific, December 2016

Vietnam must do more on its blue boats in Pacific, TunaPacific, December 2016

Fiji’s fisheries action commended by FFA, TunaPacific, December 2016

Observer safety measure stalls at Tuna Commission, TunaPacific, December 2016

Tuna Commission urged to act to protect observers, TunaPacific, December 2016

Greenpeace takes new approach to “crisis” in tuna management, TunaPacific, December 2016

High seas inaction undermines conservation efforts by Pacific nations, TunaPacific, December 2016

Pacific urges crackdown on high-seas tuna cheats, TunaPacific, December 2016

Report highlights need to build on strengths in monitoring Pacific tuna fisheries, TunaPacific, November 2016

Time for action at the WCPFC Technical & Compliance Committee meeting, International Seafood Sustainability Foundation, September 2016

How much do Pacific countries lose through illegal fishing?, Loop, March 2016

Tuna IUU fishing report recognises progress and challenges for countries, FFA, March 2016

New report on Pacific IUU fishing puts confirmed figure on illegal tuna fishing, FFA, March 2016

 

Fisheries officer on board fishing boat as part of monitoring, control and surveillance operations. Photo credit: Francisco Blaha.

Fisheries officer on board fishing boat as part of monitoring, control and surveillance operations. Photo credit: Francisco Blaha.