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Nov 19, 2012 WWF applauds the news that the decision on bluefin tuna followed scientific advice
WWF congratulates decision makers from the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) for taking scientific advice and not increasing Atlantic bluefin tuna quotas to unsustainable levels. At the closing of the 18th Special Meeting of ICCAT the 48 Contracting Parties decided to follow advice provided by the Scientific Committee and agree on annual fishing quotas of 13,500 t from 2013.
Nov 16, 2012 WWF praises people power in spurring Australia marine parks decision
Sydney, Australia - This morning, WWF congratulated the Federal Government of Australia on finalising the boundaries and basic layout of the world's largest network of marine parks. The conservation organisation also praised the high level of community support for the move. "This is an historic moment for marine conservation in Australia.
Nov 16, 2012 WWF response to EC warnings to pirate fishing flag states
WWF reacted today to the warning issued by the EC to eight developing countries that they risk being identified as "non-cooperative" in the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. The countries in question are Belize, Cambodia, Fiji, Guinea, Panama, Sri Lanka, Togo and Vanuatu.


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