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Falklands issues coins in recognition of fisheries conservation policies

Wednesday, August 23rd 2017 - 09:32 UTC
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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. Read full article


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  • Brit Bob

    But aren't these fish being caught in Argentina's territorial waters?

    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,''

    Argentina's Continental Shelf Claims and The UN CLCA Commission (1 page):-

    Aug 23rd, 2017 - 10:15 am - Link - Report abuse +2

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