MSC had warned that certification of tuna fisheries could be suspended if the regional fisheries body failed to act on measures to keep fisheries harvested at sustainable levels.
FFCMin18 addressed the impacts of Covid-19 and long-term threats of climate change on offshore fisheries.
Climate change is driving tuna further to the east, threatening the economic security of several small island nations.
Expert says the best way to avoid climate justice issues in the Pacific region is to make sure that tuna habitats don’t shift.
Secretary of the Cook Islands MMR calls for greater precaution in setting catch limits that support more resilient ecosystems.
The Solomon Islands face a strong seasonal impact on fish due to climate change.
The current climatic conditions are affecting fresh fish catch rates across the artisanal and commercial sectors of Rarotonga.
Missing data has weakened management in the Pacific Ocean tuna longline fisheries, but electronic monitoring could help
China’s Pacific fishing fleet has grown by 500% since 2012 and is taking huge quantities of tuna
MIMRA shows there were 22 transshipment that transferred tuna from purse seiners to carrier vessel