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Scottish Fishermen support Fair Isle Marine Protected Area

The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) has stepped up in support of a proposal for a “demonstration and research” Marine Protected Area around Fair Isle.  Meaningful engagement with stakeholders had played a key role in SFF’s decision to support the initiative. Bertie Armstrong, chief executive of the SFF, said: ‘We recognize the vast amount of effort…

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Atlantic Stewardship for Sustainable Tuna

Good News: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) has created a strong and balanced Final Rule that will reduce the waste of bluefin tuna and support the long-term sustainability of the U.S. Atlantic bluefin tuna fishery.  The Final Amendment 7 to the 2006 Consolidated Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan was…

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