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PNA: Zone-based fisheries management works

Friday, 24 November 2017, 6:43 pm | PNA Tuna

Majuro, Marshall Islands 24 November 2017: Zone-based management of tuna fisheries in the western and central Pacific works effectively and there is in no interest in replacing it with a different management arrangement, leaders of the Parties to ... More >>

Ocean management front and center for PNA Ministers

Saturday, 17 June 2017, 5:43 pm | PNA Tuna

Majuro, Marshall Islands 17 June 2017: Just days after the UN Oceans Conference in New York City called for action to protect the world’s oceans and to address over-fishing, leaders from the islands that control waters where 50 percent of the world’s skipjack ... More >>

Tuna resource owners meet in Majuro

Saturday, 8 April 2017, 1:48 pm | PNA Tuna

Majuro, Marshall Islands 7 April 2017: Nine islands that control the majority of tuna in the western and central Pacific are meeting in Majuro this week and next, focusing on important tuna management issues for the region. The annual officials ... More >>

United Nations to vote on tuna this week

Sunday, 4 December 2016, 10:23 pm | PNA Tuna

Nadi, Fiji 4 December 2016: A resolution to establish May 2 as World Tuna Day is scheduled for a vote at the United Nations General Assembly later this week. More >>

PNA brief island media on key fisheries issues

Saturday, 3 December 2016, 1:31 pm | PNA Tuna

Nadi, Fiji 3 December 2016: Parties to the Nauru Agreement representatives briefed media from the Pacific region during a workshop that is being held in conjunction with the upcoming Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission annual meeting ... More >>

PNA to Tuna Commission: Enforce high seas fishing measures

Saturday, 26 November 2016, 8:39 pm | PNA Tuna

Majuro, Marshall Islands 25 November 2016: The Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission needs to focus on controlling fishing on the high seas when the multi-national body meets for its annual meeting in Fiji next month, said the head of the Parties ... More >>

3 PNA Countries Close Their Waters To Foreign Tuna Fleets

Monday, 21 November 2011, 1:32 pm | PNA Tuna

Solomon Islands, Nauru, Tuvalu, Monday 21 November 2011: As 2011 comes to a close, three PNA countries have taken the bold step of closing their waters to foreign fishing vessels in order to maintain sustainable tuna fishing limits, reported the Parties ... More >>

Nauru Closes Its Waters To Foreign Fishing Vessels

Tuesday, 8 November 2011, 3:47 pm | PNA Tuna

The Nauru Fisheries and Marine Resources Authority issued a notice to the purse-seiners of China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Vanuatu fishing under bilateral access agreements with NFMRA, that the limit of allowable purse-seine fishing effort for 2011 in Nauru ... More >>

Science Proves Conservation of Bigeye Tuna Is Working

Tuesday, 11 October 2011, 1:26 pm | PNA Tuna

If the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) recent conservation measures and the current management measure on bigeye tuna by the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) continues, overfishing of bigeye tuna will discontinue, scientists ... More >>

Support Our Sustainable Management of Tuna, PNA Tells USA

Wednesday, 1 June 2011, 4:30 pm | PNA Tuna

Following the withdrawal of Papua New Guinea from the fishing treaty negotiated between the US and the 17 Pacific Islands countries (commonly known as the US Treaty), the eight PNA members stated today that the US, like all other fishing nations, must ... More >>


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