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Tag: Antartic toothfish

  • Wednesday, August 23rd 2017 - 09:32 UTC

    Falklands issues coins in recognition of fisheries conservation policies

    The coins are produced by the Pobjoy Mint, on behalf of the Falklands Treasury. The reverse design features the Patagonian toothfish in an eddy of water.

    The government and treasury of the Falkland Islands have issued new coins which recognize 30 years of work conducted by the Falkland Islands Fisheries Department (FIS) to help maintain fish populations around the Islands. FIS, responsible for the sustainable development of fisheries in the Falklands, was established in 1987.

  • Monday, October 20th 2014 - 21:56 UTC

    AOA calls on CCAMLR to agree on marine protection of the Ross Sea and East Antarctica

    A joint US-NZ proposal to designate a Ross Sea marine protected area (MPA) of 1.32 million km2 (with 1.25 million km2 as “no take”) is under consideration

    As representatives of the 25 Members of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) meet this week in Hobart, where they will decide the fate of two key protection proposals in the Ross Sea and East Antarctica, the Antarctic Ocean Alliance (AOA) (*) called on the member countries to honor their conservation commitments and finally agree to lasting and significant Southern Ocean protection.