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January

Brawn but no brains?

A couple of years ago, a Fijian who had been engaged as deck crew on a tuna longliner was ‘offloaded’ in Hong

June

Fisheries Fray

The Papua New Guinea Fishing Industry Association (PNGFIA) wants to widen the scope of its fishery products and fishing vessels covered by

News Break

Pacific stumbles on tuna targets

By NETANI RIKA in Port Moresby AS Pacific fishing nations end their first week of discussions on tuna, the question of Target

News Break

CSOs want limits to tuna fishing

By NETANI RIKA, Port Moresby CIVIL society groups have called for limits to tuna caught in the Pacific and better regulations around

News Break

Climate change worry for Tuvalu tuna

By NETANI RIKA in Port Moresby CLIMATE change threatens Tuvalu’s national survival through direct impact on tuna stocks. The small atoll state

2015 September

End of an era of FISHING for DIPLOMACY

Push for control on tuna stocks AS the dust clears from the August negotiating session between American and Pacific island fisheries representatives,