News tagged with illegal fishing

Numbers back high seas fishing ban

Fishing the high seas is a losing investment, an economist told political leaders, corporate kings and environmental warriors Wednesday, backing calls for protecting the open seas.

Feb 27, 2014 5 / 5 (1) 0

Satellite data can help protect bluefin tuna

A new model developed by scientists of the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) allows the potential presence of bluefin tuna to be tracked through daily updated maps, helping to protect endangered stocks and ...

Nov 21, 2011 not rated yet 0

WWF sounds warning on caviar

Poaching and illegal trade in sturgeon caviar persist in Romania and Bulgaria, environmental group WWF warned on Monday, posing a serious risk to the highly threatened species of fish.

Nov 14, 2011 not rated yet 0

EU OKs tougher penalties for illegal fishing

(AP) -- The European Union agreed Tuesday on tougher penalties to counter illegal fishing, considered a major cause of the depletion of fish stocks in European waters, particularly of prized cod and bluefin tuna.

Oct 20, 2009 1 / 5 (1) 0