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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 ...
Keeping Illegal Fish and Timber off the Market: A Comparison of EU Regulations
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* In response to the global problem of illegal logging and fishing, and the failure of the international com ...
Healthier Oceans, Healthier Economies
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Selfish Europe: How the Economic Partnership Agreements Would Further Contribute to the Decline of Fish Stocks and Exacerbate the Food Crisis in Senegal
This report reveals what it describes as the exploitative practices of European trawlers operating in West African waters, which have major implicatio ...
Stop Illegal Fishing in Southern Africa
This report looks at the status and impacts of IUU fishing in the southern African region, covering a number of themes and issues including internatio ...
Agreement Establishing a Framework for an Economic Partnership Agreement Between the East African Community Partner States on One Part and the European Community and its Member States on the Other Part
This agreement established a framework for an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the East African Community (EAC) states - Burundi, Kenya, R ...
Monitoring International Wildlife Trade with Coded Species Data
An important issue in the trade of illegally harvested fish and other products is the fact that species are often not reported accurately to customs a ...
Enmeshed: Australia and Southeast Asias Fisheries
Southeast Asias oceans are fast running out of fish, putting the livelihoods of up to 100 million people at risk, leading to more illegal incurs ...
CITES Introduction from the Sea: a Practical Way Forward
This paper contains the outcome of a workshop held in August 2007 by TRAFFIC and ANCORS to discuss ways round the problems associated with interpretat ...
NAMA Negotiations at the Current Doha Round of WTO and the Future of the Rules of Origin within the Framework of EU Preferential Trade Agreements with Third Countries: Importance for the EU Fishery Industry
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Improving Traceability for Fish Products Imported into the EU Markets to Combat IUU Fishing: Issues for ACP Fishing Communities
This position paper on the use of traceability to combat IUU fishing highlights the importance of monitoring the first link in the chain, the catching ...
WWF Positions: CITES CoP14 2007
This document contains WWFs position statements for the 14th meeting of the Conference of Parties to CITES on 3-15 June 2007. It includes propos ...
Catching On? Trade-Related Measures as a Fisheries Management Tool
This report examines how trade-related measures are used by RFMOs to manage fisheries, in particular the use of documentation to authenticate the lega ...
Trading Away Our Oceans: Why Trade Liberalization of Fisheries must be Abandoned
The authors claim this report shows the real and negative conservation and development impacts of trade liberalisation in fish and fishery products. F ...
CITES Report on the Interpretation and Implementation of the Convention, in Relation to the Control of Trade at Sea
This is the report of the 54th meeting of the CITES Standing Committee, held in October 2006. The report documents workshop discussions on defining an ...
PASS Contract JF0371: The Potential for DNA-Based Method to be Used for the Detection of Illegal Trade in Fish from IUU
This report sets out the possibilities for using DNA technologies to monitor IUU fishing and to detect trade routes for fish derived from IUU fishing. ...
Trade and Market-Related Instruments to Reinforce Fisheries Management Measures to Promote Sustainable Fishing Practices
Describes the current range of trade and market place-related measures being used by individual states, RFMOs, the fishing industry and NGOs to reinfo ...
OECD Workshop on IUU Fishing Activities: Key Observations and Findings by the Workshop Chairs
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Regional Fisheries Organisations and the World Trade Organisation: Compatibility or Conflict?
Assesses the RFO/WTO relationship by identifying the types of trade measures used or potentially used by RFOs; assessing the potential for conflict be ...
The European Union Action Plan to Eradicate IUU Fishing: a Greenpeace Critique
On 28 May 2002, the European Commission presented a proposal for a "Community action plan for the eradication of illegal, unreported and unregula ...
ICTSD Meeting on Fisheries, Trade and Development
The world’s fisheries are a major global resource, providing food and livelihoods to vast numbers of people. The fishery sector is a cornersto
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Preferential Rules of Origin: Civil Society Dialogue
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CITES 14th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties
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Meeting on Trade and Sustainable Approaches to Fisheries Negotiations under WTO/EPA, 2-4 May 2007
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CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora)
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Species Survival Network
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SAs heritage slipping away
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Sawfish ban welcomed
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Greenpeace causes stir at Brussels exhibition
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Big bucks to eat rare reef fish
Sharks deserve the conservation status we give to the giant panda
US imposes new rules for world fisheries
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Official threat to perlemoen
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Perlemoen added to list of imperilled spec
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Caviar figures smell fishy
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Caspian caviar quotas called ineffective
Global fisheries collapse to hit Africa first
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My work involves the development and analysis of fisheries management arrangements, with particular emphasis on management issues arising in regional ...
I have particular expertise in analysing and developing practical policy and administrative approaches to tackle IUU fishing and extensive fisheries m ...
Dr. As Tianbao Qin
Law Professor, to teach and research in the fields of environmental and resources law, biodiversity law, international law, etc. ...