News tagged with illegal fishing

US bars sale, trade of white rhino horns

The last remaining species of rhinoceros that is not endangered will receive new US protection due to an intensifying poaching crisis, federal wildlife officials said Tuesday.

Sep 10, 2013
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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
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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
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