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Falklands toothfish longline fishery undergoing MSC reassessment

Monday, November 13th 2017 - 06:52 UTC
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The Falkland Islands toothfish longline fishery this week will be undergoing reassessment against the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Principles and Criteria for Sustainable Fishing. Read full article

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  • Brit Bob

    And I though all of the waters around the Falklands belonged to Argentina?

    By a ruling of the UN, Argentina will extend its maritime platform (Politica Argentina) ; New map of the maritime platform reaffirms the sovereignty of Malvinas with UN endorsement (ElCronista); Argentina enlarges its territory 35%, with a UN endorsement ...(La Capital). To add to this euphoric atmosphere the Argentine Foreign Minister stated, ''This is a historic opportunity for Argentina. We have taken a great step in the demarcation of the outer limit of our continental shelf; the most extensive boundary of Argentina and our border with humanity,'' Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra told La Nacion, which tomorrow will publicly announce the details of this resolution. (Susana Malcorra, quoted by Dinatale M, La Nacion, Argentina, 27 March 2016). The Argentine government called the decision a ''resounding success''

    Argentina's Continental Shelf Claims and The UN CLCA Commission (1 page):-
    https://www.academia.edu/33898951/Argentinas_Continental_Shelf_Claims_-The_UN_CLCS_Commission

    Nov 13th, 2017 - 10:24 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jolene

    England will return the Malvinas within 25 years.

    Nov 16th, 2017 - 07:37 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pete Bog

    @ Jolene

    The Falkland Islands toothfish longline fishery will be undergoing reassessment within 25 years.

    Nov 16th, 2017 - 10:56 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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