Summary of UN Report: Impacts of Fishing

Publication - July 14, 2006
On July 14, 2006, the UN Secretary General released a Report on actions taken by States and Regional Fisheries Management Organizations (RFMOs) to protect cold-water corals, seamounts and other vulnerable marine ecosystems from destructive fishing practices, including deep-sea bottom trawling on the high seas. The report was requested by the General Assembly in its Sustainable Fisheries Resolution. This is a 3 page summary of the main conclusions produced by Greenpeace and the Deep Sea Conservation Coalition. You can also download the full report from the UN website - PDF format, 44 pages, 224KB.

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