A NEW newly released stock assessment that shows bigeye tuna is being over-fished underlines why the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) must take decisive action at its December annual meeting to reduce further reductions in bigeye mortality.
SCIENTISTS have released new assessments of tuna populations in the western and central Pacific Ocean, and the results include several troubling developments for the world’s largest tuna fishing grounds.
THE head of one of the region's key fishing agencies, the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA), says he has witnessed clashes at sea over fishing but nothing as tragic as the killing of several men on the high seas, portrayed in a Youtube video Monday.
GWAUNARU’U airport has been closed for quiet sometime now and efficient air transport to Auki has been paralysed affecting the traveling mass.
Members of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) are meeting this week at the South Pacific Community Headquarters in Noumea, New Caledonia to discuss trade and economic issues and initiatives that will boost trade relations between Melanesian countries under the newly revised MSG Trade Agreement to be finalized in 2015.