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Pacific bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) schooling, Mexico.

08 Dec 2014  | 0 Comments

The 38 member Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) has once again taken minimal action to sustain the collapsing fish stocks in ...

Bigeye Tuna cuts selected for the preparetion of sushi at the Tsukiji Fish Market, Tokyo, Japan,

27 Nov 2014  | 0 Comments

Apia, Samoa: WWF is calling on members of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) to take immediate and decisive action to ...

Coral reefs are home to a quarter of the world's marine life. The Great Barrier Reef is the largest living thing on Earth, and the only living thing visible from space. Reefs aren’t just good for fish – 450 million people need them for food, jobs and protection from the sea. Good for health – medicines derived from corals fight diseases like HIV and cancer. Good for business – the Coral Triangle supports the livelihoods of more than 100 million people. Good for holidays – the Great Barrier Reef generates  $4.5 billion in tourism annually. But climate change, pollution and over-fishing are trashing reefs everywhere. A quarter of the world's coral reefs are damaged beyond repair. WWF is working to save these extraordinary underwater worlds.

01 May 2014  | 0 Comments

 In a report released early this morning UNESCO has expressed concern and regret about the Federal Government’s controversial decision to allow ...