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Below you can find a range of key documents useful for understanding the issues and debates around IUU fishing and its control.
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Transnational Organized Crime in the Fishing Industry
The fishing industry is a large economic activity, conducted on a global scale. It provides work opportunity and food supply for billions of people. T ...
Trawling in the Mist: Industrial Fisheries in the Russian Part of the Bering Sea
The Bering Sea provided around half of Russias marine harvest in the 1990s. However, this report suggests that the regulation of the fishing ind ...
Tuna in Trouble: Major Problems for the Worlds Tuna Fisheries
This briefing provides a background to the January 2007 meeting of the five tuna RFMOs in Kobe, Japan. It highlights the worrying state of the world ...
The UK Action Plan on implementing the recommendations of the High Seas Task Force on illegal, unregulated and unreported (IUU) fishing
This document sets out an Action Plan articulating the UKs role in taking forward a set of nine proposals recommended by the High Seas Task Forc ...
UN Fish Stocks Agreement
Full title: Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 Relating to ...
Understanding China's Fish Trade and Traceability Systems
The author of this report suggests that China has made considerable progress in improving the traceability of its fish processing industry, but will n ...
Understanding Non-Compliance in the Marine Environment
This paper is part of the series Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice published by the Australian Institute of Criminology. It ...
United Nations Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea
Agenda for the 8th meeting of the Consultative Process. The focus is on marine genetic resources. ...
United States Africa Command Posture Statement 2009
This booklet contains the text of US Africa Commands written testimony to the US Congress in March 2009. This posture statement describes the US Afric ...
US Congress Report no. 111-228: To Strengthen Enforcement Mechanisms to Stop Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing, and for Other Purposes
If passed, this regulation would strengthen the authority of NOAA to enforce fisheries laws and combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fish ...
The Use of Driftnets by the Moroccan fleet
As part of its 2006 campaign, Oceana travelled for three months on board Oceana Ranger research vessel in order to document and report the most signif ...
The Use of Driftnets: a Scandal for Europe, a Mockery of the United Nations
This report documents the results of Oceanas expedition in its ship, Ranger, to the south of the Tyrrhenian Sea and Sardinia in July and August ...
The Use of Port State Measures to Improve Fisheries Compliance
This paper suggests there is increasing international support for regionally and globally coordinated approaches to Port
State control in order to av ...
Waypoint Online Newsletter September 2006
This newsletter contains an article on the devastating impacts of illegal shark fishing on shark populations in Australian waters. ...
When Bad Gets Worse: Corruption and Fisheries
This paper explore corruption at different stages of fisheries management, illustrated with case studies, and proposes several suggestions on how to m ...
When Fishing Turns Deadly - The Environmental and Social Impacts of Illegal Trawling in North Sumatra.
This report states that it has been estimated that widespread illegal trawling has resulted in a 40% decrease in catch per fisher in the Malacca Strai ...
Where Have All the Tuna Gone?
This report examines the state of bluefin tuna in the Mediterranean Sea, reviews the different sources of information available on the fishery and on ...
While Stocks Last - Supermarkets and the Future of Seafood
This report, commissioned by Greenpeace, exposes a disturbing picture of New Zealand's commercial fisheries and seafood sector. It makes a link b ...
Who's Eating all the Fish? The Food Security Rationale for Culling Cetaceans
This report for the Humane Society International contrasts the widely different impacts of fisheries and marine mammals with fisheries targeting large ...
With an Eye to the Future: Addressing Failures in the Global Management of Bigeye Tuna
This report claims that bigeye tuna are under threat because authorities are failing to recognise the extent of over-fishing. In the eastern Pacific, ...
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