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Pacific islands act to save tuna

Feature story | May 20, 2008 at 17:00

Finally, some good news for tuna stocks and a first step towards protecting the Pacific Commons for future generations! Eight Pacific island countries have taken the most significant action ever to combat overfishing in the region.

Closing Time For Overfishing - Creating Pacific High Seas Marine Reserves

Publication | May 20, 2008 at 17:00

Three distinct high seas areas exist within the Western and Central Pacific Ocean (WCPO), entirely bound by the exclusive economic zones (EEZs) of surrounding island nations. These high seas enclaves, colloquially known as “donut holes” or “high...

The Ecosystem Approach - protecting marine life in all its forms

Publication | May 20, 2008 at 17:00

The world's oceans, once thought to contain inexhaustible resources, are under increasing threat. In recent years, scientific study after scientific study has pointed to the fact that human activities and fishing in particular have been putting...

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