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

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

Aug 30, 2017

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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

Aug 23, 2017

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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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Statement by Margaret Spring on NOAA determination that ESA is not warranted for Pacific bluefin tuna

Aug 07, 2017

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Conservation & Science
Ocean Policy
"While NOAA has determined that the Endangered Species Act is not the vehicle for Pacific bluefin tuna recovery, the unanswered question is: ‘Who is going to act?’" Margaret Spring, Chief Conservation Officer for the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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New research into Pacific bluefin tuna migrations underscores the need for science-based management across the Pacific Ocean

Jul 31, 2017

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Ocean Policy
Conservation & Science
A paper published in Science magazine by researchers at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Harvard University and The National Museum of Natural History reexamines our understanding of the links connecting bluefin tuna across the Pacific Ocean. The research underscores the need for science-based management across the Pacific Ocean.

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