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Pacific Islands renew efforts to manage tuna stocks

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Pacific Islands renew efforts to manage tuna stocks

Overfishing of tuna in the Pacific Islands has led to calls to substantially reduce fishing effort for Big-eye and Bluefin and to introduce strengthened catch limits for Albacore. Meeting in Cairns, Australia this week, Pacific islands delegates to the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) are renewing their efforts for sustainable management of tuna stocks.

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