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EC makes public list of countries with yellow cards for involvement in illegal fishing

Thursday, November 28th 2013 - 20:58 UTC
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European Commission (EC) is urging European countries to impose trade sanction on Belize over illegal fishing, while warning Curacao that it may be next. The EC also urged European Union governments to hit Cambodia and Guinea with the sanctions, cautioning South Korea and Ghana that they, too, may be next in line. Read full article


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  • Be serious

    The EU should take a closer look at the Spanish fishing industry.

    Nov 29th, 2013 - 09:33 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GeoffWard2

    Belize must get its act together and stop 'selling the Belizean flag' to vessels that conduct illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing.
    These vessels are the ones that abuse the Belize flag in international waters and coastal fisheries, but they are - without doubt - non-Belizean.

    Nov 29th, 2013 - 06:23 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DanyBerger

    I will add FI in the list...
    Just a thought...

    Nov 30th, 2013 - 08:51 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GeoffWard2

    Don't be silly, Dany.
    The Falkland has a world-wide reputation as one of the best-managed fisheries in the world

    ... and it could help Argentina conduct its fisheries affairs so much better if they would indulge in co-operative monitoring and research.
    But No, Argentina is going all out to destroy its fisheries through over-fishing to extinction.

    Fish are no respecter of EEZ boundaries; the Argentines are prepared to fish to extinction to stop TFI from catching them.


    Nov 30th, 2013 - 11:08 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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