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US NOAA identifies 10 countries that conducted IUU fishing in 2011-12

Saturday, January 26th 2013 - 06:52 UTC
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As part of its overall efforts to ensure that the US fishing industry isn’t undermined by unsustainable or illegal activities, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has submitted a Congressionally mandated report identifying ten nations whose fishing vessels engaged in illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing in 2011 or 2012, or had ineffective measures to prevent the unintended catch of protected species in 2012. Read full article


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    Obviously Spain makes illegal fishing and it does here in the South Atlantic with a population of authorization based pirates new turtle (Port Stanley).

    Jan 26th, 2013 - 03:13 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • CaptainSilver

    The joke is that when Neil Armstrong landed on the moon the first thing he saw was a Spanish fishing boat. They are everywhere. They need to be regulated.
    It's good that the Falkland Islanders and Govenor of South Georgia are regulating fishing so that wildlife and the environment is protected. In the 1960s there was a handful of fur seals on S Georgia, now there are millions. The rat population are being tacked too.

    Jan 26th, 2013 - 03:55 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Islander1

    1-actually the Spanish here in the the Falklands ARE well regulated and controlled as are all vessels here.

    Jan 27th, 2013 - 09:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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