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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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FMSP (Fisheries Management Science Programme, UK) Policy Briefs
MRAG (Marine Rsources Assessment Group) have produced a series of 9 policy briefings each addressing a key area of sustainable fisheries and developme ...
Net Benefits: The First Ten Years of MSC Certified Sustainable Fisheries
This report has been produced by the MSC to mark 10 years since the first fishery entered its certification programme. In fishers' own words - a ...
Communiqué, 11th North Atlantic Fisheries Ministers Conference
The 11th Conference of North Atlantic Fisheries Ministers (NAFMC) was hosted by Helga Pedersen, Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs of Norway. ...
Black Market for White Gold: the Illegal Trade in Chilean Sea Bass
The purpose of the report is to identify suspicious trade that may be tied to illegal catches of this threatened species. It is hoped that this inform ...
Information on Experience Gained on Combating IUU fishing in the NEAFC Area
This is a note prepared by the NEAFC Secretariat for the 28th Session of FAO COFI in Rome 2-6 March 2009. It includes information on two NEAFC tools t ...
The Abuja Declaration on Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture in Africa
This Declaration was adopted at Heads of State meeting held in Abuja, Nigeria in August 2005. The signatories committed to improved measures to manage ...
The NEPAD Action Plan for the Development of African Fisheries and Aquaculture
The NEPAD Action Plan for the Development of African Fisheries and Aquaculture was agreed at the NEPAD 'Fish for All' summit held in Abuja, ...
New Zealand Plan of Action to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unregulated & Unreported Fishing
This document outlines New Zealands National Plan of Action to prevent, deter and eliminate IUU fishing. It has been developed in accordance wit ...
Draft NOAA Catch Share Policy
This draft national US fisheries policy today promotes the use of new cap-and-trade management schemes for federal fisheries. It encourages regional f ...
Recent Results in Combating IUU Fishing Based on the NEAFC Scheme
This is a note from NEAFC on the success of the RFMOs Scheme of Control and Enforcement, which has resulted in around 15 IUU vessels out of 20 o ...
12th North Atlantic Fisheries Ministers Conference: Communiqu
This is a brief note from the NEAFC conference held in Narsaq, Greenland 20-23 June 2007. It notes the real progress made in the continuing fight agai ...
Fishery Management Plan for Fish Resources of the Arctic Management Area
The plan covers the Arctic waters of the United States in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas. Warming ocean temperatures, migrating fish stocks and shiftin ...
How Do We Combat IUU Fishing? Report from the Round Table Conference on Measures Against IUU Fishing
This is the report of a round table conference held in Norway and hosted by Helga Pedersen, Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs. Ministers from ...
Fish dependence: The increasing reliance of the EU
EU fish stocks are in an unprecedentedly poor state yet fish consumption throughout Europe remains high. The EU has been able to maintain and expand i ...
Hungry Oceans: What Happens When the Prey is Gone?
According to conventional wisdom, small, fast-growing fish are impossible to overfish because their populations are so large and grow so quickly. Yet ...
EU, Spanish and Galician Fishing Subsidies Financing Illegal Unreported and Unregulated fishing Case Study: Antonio Vidal Surez, Manuel Antonio Vidal Pego
Oceana has published a case study with two letters, revealing that the European Commission denies any direct responsibility for subsidies to spend und ...
Oceana Submission to the Consultation on the Green Paper on the Reform of the Common Fisheries Policy
This paper was submitted for the consultation on the reform of the EU Common Fisheries Policy from 2012. Key to Oceana's views is that environmen ...
Fishing Opportunities for the European Community Fleet in the North East Atlantic for 2010: Stock Status Situation and Recommendations
This report, published ahead of the EU Council of Agriculture meeting on 14 December 2009, summarises the conservation status of the most important co ...
The Race for Threatened Sharks: the Tragedy of Non-Managed Species
This report, published ahead of the EU Fisheries Council at which annual TACs (total allowable catches) for spurdog, porbeagle sharks and certain ray ...
Adrift! Swordfish and Driftnets in the Mediterranean Sea
This report was documents the use of illegal driftnets in the Mediterranean Sea by countries including Italy,Morocco, Turkey and Algeria. Driftnets ha ...
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