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HMS Amendment 7 – Bluefin Tuna

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November 25th, 2013

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Draft Amendment 7 to the 2006 Consolidated HMS Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for bluefin tuna was released in August of 2013 with possible alternatives for managing domestic bluefin tuna. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) must find a balance between …

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Bermuda – Potential Marine Reserve Could Stop Fishing in The Blue Marlin Capital

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October 24th, 2013

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The Billfish Foundation (TBF) wants to make sure anglers in Bermuda are aware of recent developments calling for a no-take marine reserve in Bermudian waters. Organizations such as the PEW Environmental Group are currently working toward the establishment of a …

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U.S. – Implementation Challenges for The Billfish Conservation Act

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April 4th, 2013

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The Billfish Conservation Act (BCA) of 2012 was signed into law on October 5, 2012 creating a positive step for billfish conservation!  The Billfish Conservation Act will prohibit the sale or the possession with the purposes of offering billfish (sailfish, …

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Australia – Still A Chance for Anglers Opposing Marine Protected Areas

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March 15th, 2013

While many environmental groups are praising Australia and claiming victory, all is not said and done for the establishment of Australia’s National Representative System of Marine Protected Areas (NRSMPA) and there is still hope for anglers down under. The proposed …

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