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Pacific Nations Make a Promising New Commitment to Recover Pacific Bluefin Tuna

Bluefin tuna were on exhibit in the past in the million-gallon Open Sea exhibit. ©Monterey Bay Aquarium

Sep 01, 2017

Pacific nations came together and agreed, for the first time, to recover the population of Pacific bluefin tuna to a sustainable level.

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Court Decision Upholding U.S. Seafood Traceability Program ‘An Important Moment’ for Fishermen, Consumers, Businesses, Coastal Communities

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Rush escorts the suspected high seas drift net fishing vessel Da Cheng in the North Pacific Ocean on August 14, 2012. (Credit: U.S. Coast Guard)

Aug 30, 2017

Categories:
Conservation & Science
Ocean Policy

On August 28, a federal court upheld a new U.S. government seafood traceability program that aims to reduce the volume of seafood from illegal, unreported and unregulated sources that is imported into the U.S. market for sale.

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Until governments adopt a science-based recovery plan, nearly 200 top chefs and culinary leaders say ‘no’ to Pacific bluefin tuna

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Aug 23, 2017

Categories:
Conservation & Science
Ocean Policy
Pacific bluefin tuna

Leading chefs on five continents have pledged to keep Pacific bluefin tuna off their menus until there’s effective international action to manage the fishery and reverse a precipitous decline in the bluefin tuna population.

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