Tuesday 24 July 2012
Europe signs anti-illegal fishing deal with Japanfishupdate.com | 24 Jul 2012
THE European Union and Japan are going to co-operate to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, Maria Damanaki, Europe's Fisheries'Commissioner has disclosed.
Protesters deliver clean energy petitionNew Zealand Herald | 24 Jul 2012
Protesters delivered a petition to the steps of Parliament which makes a fresh appeal to the Government to abandon its fossil fuels agenda. Greenpeace and 150 people from across New Zealand carried boxes containing over 140,000 signatures and arranged them outside Parliament with a clean energy message for Government.
Bottom trawl and gillnet ban proposedWorld Fishing | 24 Jul 2012
The European Commission has published a legislative proposal to phase out deep-sea bottom trawling and bottom gillnet fishing within two years in European waters.
NIWA finds new strange-looking fishWorld Fishing | 24 Jul 2012
Scientists from New Zealand's NIWA have trawled deeper than ever before - down to 2,730 metres - and found new-to-science fish close to the deep ocean seafloor during their latest research voyage.
Revolutionary ground impact trial successWorld Fishing | 24 Jul 2012
Seafish has said that industry trials of revolutionary fishing gear have been successful in reducing ground impact caused by beam trawlers and further reducing fish discards.
Oceana flags up mislabeled seafoodWorld Fishing | 24 Jul 2012
Oceana has revealed that 31% of seafood is mislabeled in South Florida, according to a new report released this week.
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