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Taiwanese fishing vessels caught killing dolphins, finning sharks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The NGO Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) has reportedly completed a new report that charges illegal and unethical conduct aboard many of Taiwan’s fishing vesse...

Pacific leaders expected to sign new security agreement

NAURU (AP) — Pacific leaders meeting in Nauru are expected to sign a security agreement addressing climate change and crimes such as drug smuggling and illegal fishing that cross borders. ...

FCF Fishery, Largest Tuna Supplier in Western Pacific, Granted Marine Stewardship Council Certification

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 25, 2018--FCF Fishery Company (FCF) and the Western Pacific Sustainable Tuna Alliance announced today that the Western and Central Pacific skipjack and yellowfi...

FCF Fishery, Largest Tuna Supplier in Western Pacific, Granted Marine Stewardship Council Certification

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 25, 2018--FCF Fishery Company (FCF) and the Western Pacific Sustainable Tuna Alliance announced today that the Western and Central Pacific skipjack and yellowfi...

Sandy-ravaged aquarium opens splashy new shark exhibit

NEW YORK (AP) — Cue the "Jaws" music. Sharks are the stars of a splashy new exhibit hall at the New York Aquarium that marks a major step in the beachfront facility's recovery from the devastating imp...

EU agrees to catch more fish sustainably in 2018

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union nations have agreed to set quota levels that ensure more sustainable fishing in the Northeastern Atlantic and the North Sea, but environmentalists insist the bloc is beh...

Hawaii boat wreck shows eco-risk of fishing fleet practices

HONOLULU (AP) — Just offshore from Waikiki's pristine white sand beaches, a fishing boat transporting foreign workers destined for low-paying jobs in Hawaii's fishing fleet smashed into a shallow reef...

Bill introduced allowing Hawaii's foreign fishermen onshore

Hundreds of foreign fishermen currently confined to vessels in Honolulu for years at a time would be allowed to come ashore when they dock under legislation introduced Thursday in Congress. ...

EU to send delegation to Taiwan to inspect fisheries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An unnamed European Union official said the organization would soon send a delegation to Taiwan in order to inspect the country’s fisheries management two years afte...