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Tuesday 13 December 2016 | Published in Local

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THE COOK ISLANDS traditional method of ra’ui, local marine reserves that provide a refuge from non-discriminate forms of fishing such as gill nets, helping to control the levels of harvesting, was outlined during the High Level Roundtable discussions of the Thirteenth Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP13) in Cancun, Mexico.

THE COOK ISLANDS traditional method of ra’ui, local marine reserves that provide a refuge from non-discriminate forms of fishing such as gill nets, helping to control the levels of harvesting, was outlined during the High Level Roundtable discussions of the Thirteenth Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP13) in Cancun, Mexico.


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