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2010-05-13 13:57:20

A new, less selective approach to commercial fishing is needed to ensure the ongoing productivity of marine ecosystems and to maintain biodiversity, according to a paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. The paper, "ËœEcosystem-based fisheries management requires a change to the selective fishing philosophy', was written by a team of authors led by Shijie Zhou of the CSIRO Wealth from Oceans Flagship. Dr Zhou says ecosystem-based...

2008-10-01 09:00:22

Text of report in English by Taiwanese Central News Agency website [By Deborah Kuo] Kaohsiung, Oct. 1 (CNA) - A mechanism between Taiwan and New Zealand to help uncover illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing activities (IUU fishing) has been activated recently, the Fisheries Agency under the Cabinet-level Council of Agriculture reported Wednesday. The Fisheries Agency said that Taiwanese deep-sea fishing boats operating in the West and Central Pacific Ocean should let New Zealand...


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