FFA in the news - May 2010

1) PACIFIC SCOOP

Training for fish inspectors starts today in Fiji
http://pacific.scoop.co.nz/2010/05/training-for-fish-inspectors-starts-today-in-fiji/

 

2) FIJI TIMES

Training for food inspectors

http://www.fijitimes.com/story.aspx?id=145871

 

3) RADIO NEW ZEALAND INTERNATIONAL

FFA trains up Fijians for fish export control

http://www.rnzi.com/pages/news.php?op=read&id=53318

 

4) FIJI TIMES

Potential in Pacific seafood export

http://www.fijitimes.com/story.aspx?id=145938

 

5) FIJI BROADCASTING

Fish inspectors to increase US and EU trade

http://www.radiofiji.com.fj/fullstory.php?id=27486

 

6) SOLOMON STAR

Fish inspectors undergo training

http://www.solomonstarnews.com/news/national/5466-fish-inspectors-undergo-training

 

7) WORLD FISHING TODAY

Pacific Island Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) has started a training workshop for fish inspectors in Fiji.

http://www.worldfishingtoday.com/news/news.asp?nyId=5466

 

8) SOLOMON STAR

Sea operation ends

http://www.solomonstarnews.com/news/national/5501-sea-operation-ends

 

9) RADIO NEW ZEALAND INTERNATIONAL

Forum Fisheries Agency surveillance operation ends with success

http://www.rnzi.com/pages/news.php?op=read&id=53388

 

10) WORLD FISHING

Surveillance Operation Rai Balang shows success in deterring illegal fishing

http://www.worldfishingtoday.com/news/news.asp?nyId=5472

 

11) SAMOA NEWS

Operation Rai Balang successfully deters illegal fishing

http://samoanews.com/viewstory.php?storyid=15003

 

12) ISLANDS BUSINESS

Fisheries director sees strong cooperation with island nations http://www.islandsbusiness.com/news/index_dynamic/containerNameToReplace=MiddleMiddle/focusModuleID=130/focusContentID=19226/tableName=mediaRelease/overideSkinName=newsArticle-full.tpl

 

13) MARIANAS VARIETY

Fisheries director sees strong cooperation with Island nations http://www.mvariety.com/pacific-news/fisheries-director-sees-strong-cooperation-with-island-nations.php

 

14) SAMOA NEWS

FFA regional headquarters in Honiara holds key meetings with 17 member countries and territories http://www.samoanews.com/viewstory.php?storyid=15239&edition=1274263200

 

15) SOLOMON STAR

A FFA meeting here concludes with recommendations.

http://www.solomonstarnews.com/news/national/5827-a-ffa-meeting-here-concludes-with-recommendations

 

16) MARINE POLICY

Introducing a transferable fishing day management regime for Pacific Island countries

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6VCD-4YHP7KF-1&_user=6884541&_coverDate=09%2F30%2F2010&_rdoc=1&_fmt=high&_orig=search&_sort=d&_docanchor=&view=c&_acct=C000070731&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=6884541&md5=95f6e22d049bd8a9f47bd29fba2a03b1

 

17) THE AUSTRALIAN

Rudd risks the anti-whaling cause

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/opinion/rudd-risks-the-anti-whaling-cause/story-e6frg6zo-1225872711955

 

18) THE NATIONAL (PNG)

Big eye tuna nears being over-fished

http://www.islandsbusiness.com/news/index_dynamic/containerNameToReplace=MiddleMiddle/focusModuleID=130/focusContentID=19556/tableName=mediaRelease/overideSkinName=newsArticle-full.tpl

 

WORLD BIODIVERSITY DAY

 

19) SOLOMON STAR

All invited to Biodiversity Day celebrations today http://www.solomonstarnews.com/news/national/6015-all-invited-to-biodiversity-day-celebrations-today

 

20) SOLOMON STAR

World Biodiversity Day to be celebrated in town http://www.solomonstarnews.com/news/national/5975-world-biodiversity-day-to-be-celebrated-in-town

 

21) SPREP

Solomon Islanders celebrate our unique biodiversity

http://www.sprep.org/article/news_detail.asp?id=765

 

FISH STOCKS AGREEMENT CONFERENCE

 

22) UN

Review Conference on Saving World's Fish Stocks Scrutinizes Draft Outcome, Commending Some Elements, Cautious about Others, as Session Nears Close http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2010/sea1935.doc.htm

 

23) CANADIAN PRESS

UN fish stocks review ends with look at fisheries, sharks, climate http://www.google.com/hostednews/canadianpress/article/ALeqM5gbls-Hh6FE3rIwEtxDc3MBlbXz2g

 

24) ASSOCIATED PRESS

UN fish stocks review ends with look at fisheries, sharks, climate http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/world/breakingnews/un-fish-stocks-review-ends-with-look-at-fisheries-sharks-climate-95160074.html

 

25) ASSOCIATED PRESS

UN fish stocks review conference opens with dire outlook for high seas species http://www.startribune.com/nation/94754869.html?elr=KArksLckD8EQDUoaEyqyP4O:DW3ckUiD3aPc:_Yyc:aUUsZ

 

26) UN

Pivotal Time for Future Health of World's Fishery Resources http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2010/sea1932.doc.htm

 

27) ASSOCIATED PRESS

UN fish stocks review opens with dire outlook http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5h7WTZu7c35S6dhJtTdU4UmIqqazQD9FTGGCG0

 

28) CNBC

UN fish stocks review opens with dire outlook

http://www.cnbc.com/id/37324747

 

OFMP NEWS

 

29) SOLOMON STAR

Pacific Island seamounts - are they under threat http://www.solomonstarnews.com/news/national/5411-pacific-island-seamounts-are-they-under-threat

 

30) SOLOMON STAR

Pacific Island seamounts, are they under threat http://solomonstarnews.com/news/national/5411-pacific-island-seamounts-are-they-under-threat

 

31) COOK ISLANDS NEWS

Officers drilled on boarding fishing vessels

 

32) SAMOA NEWS

Fisheries project provides tuna factsheets

http://www.samoanews.com/viewstory.php?storyid=15369

 

33) WWF

Tuna factsheets

http://www.wwfpacific.org.fj/media/newsroom/?193454/Tuna-Factsheets

 

PNA NEWS

 

34) SEAFOOD SOURCE

Purse seining to be banned in South Pacific

http://www.seafoodsource.com/newsarticledetail.aspx?id=4294990618

 

35) REUTERS

Pacific fisheries seek closer links to consumers

http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE64010Y20100501

 

36) MARINE STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL

Over 500,000 t of skipjack tuna to enter into assessment http://www.msc.org/newsroom/news/over-500-000-mt-of-skipjack-tuna-entered-into-msc-full-assessment

 

37) YOKWE ONLINE

PNA nations, owners of 20% tuna supply, agree to new controls http://yokwe.net/index.php?name=News&file=article&sid=2571&theme=Printer

 

38) PACNEWS

Greenpeace hails historical decision by Pacific nations to close off

4.5 square kilometres of international waters http://www.pina.com.fj/index.php?p=pacnews&m=read&o=11767474294bd4f3fcdb3a7578e5c6&PHPSESSID=2981739b00b1397d45b05b50fb1fcf00

 

39) MARIANAS VARIETY

Majuro head crux of Pacific fisheries

http://pidp.eastwestcenter.org/pireport/2010/May/05-05-13.htm

 

40) MARIANAS VARIETY

Islands aim to tighten tuna limits

http://www.mvariety.com/2010042025810/local-news/islands-aim-to-tighten-tuna-catch-limits.php

 

41) PACNEWS

Pacific countries aim to extend tuna ban http://www.pina.com.fj/index.php?p=pacnews&m=read&o=18184392184bd4f1ff3fffa2916254&PHPSESSID=fba260272db881c8ebd6894c78d9e5ed

 

42) MATANGI TONGA

Eight Pacific nations close off 4.5 million sq km to fishing http://www.matangitonga.to/article/20100426_tonga__editor.shtml

 

43) LUEN THAI FISHING

Interview with PNA Director Dr Transform Aqorau

http://www.luenthai.com.cn/news.asp?id=52

 

44) ISLANDS BUSINESS

Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) closure of high seas a coup http://www.islandsbusiness.com/news/index_dynamic/containerNameToReplace=MiddleMiddle/focusModuleID=130/focusContentID=19435/tableName=mediaRelease/overideSkinName=newsArticle-full.tpl

http://www.islandsbusiness.com/islands_business/index_dynamic/containerNameToReplace=MiddleMiddle/focusModuleID=19198/overideSkinName=issueArticle-full.tpl

 

TVM NEWS

 

45) ISLANDS BUSINESS

Polynesian fisheries co-op formalised

http://www.islandsbusiness.com/news/index_dynamic/containerNameToReplace=MiddleMiddle/focusModuleID=130/focusContentID=19372/tableName=mediaRelease/overideSkinName=newsArticle-full.tpl

 

46) PACNEWS

New fisheries agreement formalised

http://www.pina.com.fj/index.php?p=pacnews&m=read&o=15965043074be8b321bec2690adbc4&PHPSESSID=gdxsmujjhshwp

 

47) RADIO NEW ZEALAND

New fisheries agreement formalised

http://www.rnzi.com/pages/news.php?op=read&id=53485