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Tuna fishing progress “too slow”

Saturday 6 December 2014 | Published in Environment

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Tuna fishing progress “too slow”
Pictured is Minister for Fisheries Mona Ioane at the official opening of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission, where the historic Tokelau arrangement was signed, with hopes it will curb depleting tuna stocks with collective restrictions. 14120301

Pacific island states expressed frustration on Wednesday at a lack of progress in talks aimed at protecting the region’s valuable tuna resources, accusing powerful faraway fishing nations of stalling on conservation measures.

Pacific island states expressed frustration on Wednesday at a lack of progress in talks aimed at protecting the region’s valuable tuna resources, accusing powerful faraway fishing nations of stalling on conservation measures.


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