FFA in the News - September

1) FFA
Operation Island Chief conducts surveillance across PNG,FSM, RMI, Nauru and Kiribati waters
http://www.ffa.int/operation_island_chief_2010

2) FFA
FSM Minister says GEF support critical Pacific Islands manage 25 million sq km of ocean
http://www.ffa.int/node/394

3) FFA
Tuvalu launches 4-year roadmap for fisheries
http://www.ffa.int/node/395

FFA SURVEILLANCE CENTRE & REGIONAL OPERATIONS

4) AUSTRALIA NETWORK
Closer NZ watch on illegal fishing
http://www.australianetworknews.com/stories/201008/2974537.htm?desktop

5) NEWS ALBUM
Micronesia anto illegal fishing operation tag 10 violations
http://newsalbum.com/Read/563450-Micronesia-anti-illegal-fishing-operation-tag-10-violations/

6) MINDA NEWS
BFAR to probe owner of RP vessels seized off Pacific for illegal fishing
http://mindanews.com/main/2010/09/07/bfar-to-probe-owner-of-rp-vessels-seized-off-pacific-for-%e2%80%98illegal-fishing%e2%80%99/

7) MARIANAS VARIETY
Operation Island Chief conducts surveillance over FSM, PNG, RMI, Nauru and Kiribati waters
http://www.mvariety.com/pacific-news/operation-island-chief-conducts-surveillance-across-fsm-png-marshalls-nauru-and-kiribati-waters.php

8) PACIFIC NEWS CENTER
"Island Chiefs Exercise" Patrols Pacific For Illegal Fishing
http://www.pacificnewscenter.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7444:20100824kkair-guard&catid=45:guam-news&Itemid=156

9) VANUATU NEWS
Surveillance across Pacific waters
http://www.vanuatunews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=507:-surveillance-conducted-across-pacific-waters&catid=51:region-feature&Itemid=104

10) RADIO AUSTRALIA
Illegal fishers caught in Palau operation
http://www.radioaustralianews.net.au/stories/201008/2992117.htm?desktop

11) US NAVY
Navy P-3 Squadron Supports Island Chief 2010, Deters Illegal Fishing in Pacific
http://www.navy.mil/search/display.asp?story_id=55490

12) PACNEWS
Surveillance Conducted Across Pacific Waters
http://www.pina.com.fj/?p=pacnews&m=read&o=10484334574c7359586d352d6ee3c4&PHPSESSID=190e5913ea9e9f2a47081913163808e4

13) ABC ASIA PACIFIC
Illegal fishers caught in Palau operation
http://abcasiapacificnews.com/stories/201008/2992117.htm?desktop

14) ABC PACIFIC BEAT
FFA's beefed up fisheries surveillance hits illegal fishing
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/pacbeat/stories/201008/s2992224.htm

15) FIS.COM
Operation Island Chief concluded
http://www.fis.com/fis/worldnews/worldnews.asp?monthyear=&day=25&id=37876&l=e&special=&ndb=1%20target=

16) MARIANAS VARIETY
Navy surveys Pacific to spot illegal fishing
http://mvguam.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=13843:navy-surveys-pacific-to-spot-illegal-fishing&catid=1:guam-local-news&Itemid=2

17) NTD TELEVISION
US Navy Affirms Commitment to Asia-Pacific Security
http://english.ntdtv.com/ntdtv_en/ns_asia/2010-08-18/337460861179.html

18) EAST WEST CENTER
Palau Surveillance Boat back from sweep
http://pidp.org/pireport/2010/September/09-02-13.htm

19) ASIAN CORRESPONDENT
US Coast Guard boards RP fishing vessel off Palau
http://asiancorrespondent.com/edwin-espejo/us-coast-guard-boards-rp-fishing-vessel-off-palau

20) GEF IW LEARN E-BULLETIN
Operation Island Chief conducts surveillance across PNG,FSM, RMI, Nauru and Kiribati waters
http://www.iwlearn.net/websitetoolkit/e-bulletin/e-bulletin/gef-iw-learn-e-bulletin-23-july-august-2010//websitetoolkit/e-bulletin/e-bulletin/gef-iw-learn-e-bulletin-23-july-august-2010


ILLEGAL FISHING

21) FIJI TIMES/BANABAN VOICE
Kiribati enforces $5m fine
http://banabanvoice.ning.com/profiles/blogs/kiribati-enforces-5m-fine

22) SOLOMON STAR
FFA meeting on blacklist vessels next week
http://solomonstarnews.com/news/business/8099-ffa-meeting-on-blacklist-vessels-next-week

23) SOLOMON STAR
Lusibaea warns fishing vessels
http://solomonstarnews.com/news/national/8079-lusibaea-warns-illegal-vessels-chinese-fishing-vessels-served-with-letters

24) RADIO NEW ZEALAND INTERNATIONAL
Forum head urges action to combat illegal fishing
http://www.rnzi.com/pages/news.php?op=read&id=55905

25) PACIFIC ISLANDS FORUM SECRETARIAT
Pacific face global criminal activity
http://www.forumsec.org/pages.cfm/newsroom/press-statements/2010/pacific-face-global-criminal-activity.html

26) FIS.COM
Illegal vessels will be prosecuted, Govt warns
http://www.fis-net.com/fis/worldnews/worldnews.asp?monthyear=9-2010&day=22&id=38260&l=e&country=0&special=0&ndb=1&df=0

27) FIS.COM
Illegal vessel pays USD 160,000 to govt
http://fis.com/fis/worldnews/worldnews.asp?monthyear=9-2010&day=10&id=38117&l=e&country=0&special=&ndb=1&df=0

28) BEEHIVE NEW ZEALAND
Fisheries law breach proves costly
http://beehive.govt.nz/release/fisheries+law+breach+proves+costly

PACIFIC ISLANDS FISHING INDUSTRY

29) PACNEWS
Kiribati, Tuvalu setting up joint ventures to get more from their fish
http://www.pina.com.fj/?p=pacnews&m=read&o=12112491664c8d6a71a1e9f6ba5574&PHPSESSID=0e1787e734a3aecc32e7e91e4190c480

30) TUNA SEINERS.COM
Kiribati, Tuvalu setting up joint ventures to get more from their fish
http://tunaseiners.com/blog/2010/09/setting-up-joint-ventures-to-get-more-for-their-fish/

31) RADIO AUSTRALIA
Samoa optimistic about new tuna loining plant
http://www.abc.net.au/ra/asiapac/stories/201008/s2982662.htm

32) ABC ASIA PACIFIC
Samoa considers tuna loining plant
http://abcasiapacificnews.com/stories/201008/2983584.htm?site=sydney

33) RADIO NEW ZEALAND INTERNATIONAL
Japan/Marshalls fishing talks break down
http://www.rnzi.com/pages/news.php?op=read&id=55674

34) FIS.COM
Japan, Marshall Islands' negotiations reach impasse
http://fis.com/fis/worldnews/worldnews.asp?monthyear=&day=7&id=38046&l=e&special=0&ndb=0

35) ISLANDS BUSINESS
Record Pacific catch sees Japan raise fears for skipjack tuna
http://www.islandsbusiness.com/news/index_dynamic/containerNameToReplace=MiddleMiddle/focusModuleID=130/focusContentID=20701/tableName=mediaRelease/overideSkinName=newsArticle-full.tpl?PHPSESSID=ab7673893312ea503957f1e836a1d540

36) SUN STAR DAVAO
Tuna industry pushes fishing pacts
http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/tuna-industry-pushes-fishing-pacts

37) MARIANAS VARIETY
Japan-Marshalls fishing talks break down
http://www.mvariety.com/pacific-news/japan-marshalls-fishing-talks-break-down.php


TUVALU'S FISHERIES ROADMAP

38) SCOOP NZ
Tuvalu launches 4 year roadmap for fisheries
http://pacific.scoop.co.nz/2010/09/tuvalu-launches-4-year-roadmap-for-fisheries/

39) SAMOA NEWS
Tuvalu on road to strengthen fisheries
http://www.samoanews.com/viewstory.php?storyid=19075

40) RADIO NEW ZEALAND INTERNATIONAL
Tuvalu's news fisheries plan essential to meeting convention obligations
http://www.rnzi.com/pages/news.php?op=read&id=56055

41) PACNEWS
Tuvalu launches 4 year roadmap for fisheries
http://www.pina.com.fj/?p=pacnews&m=read&o=7788993664c992f8ce33f036e30b6c&PHPSESSID=2fa93d4dfa2c7a17b6efef9c47ad35ee


FISHERIES MANAGEMENT ISSUES

42) TIME MAGAZINE
Oceans: Protecting the Pacific
http://ecocentric.blogs.time.com/2010/09/10/oceans-protecting-the-pacific/

43) ISLANDS BUSINESS
Nearly 60 per cent of the world's tuna is now caught in the Pacific Ocean
http://www.islandsbusiness.com/news/index_dynamic/containerNameToReplace=MiddleMiddle/focusModuleID=130/focusContentID=20710/tableName=mediaRelease/overideSkinName=newsArticle-full.tpl?PHPSESSID=563bb7f01212a8dde865dd4e3502baa8

44) SIFY NEWS
Shock video turns tide against shark's fin soup
http://sify.com/news/shock-video-turns-tide-against-shark-s-fin-soup-news-international-kjqkOcdfcah.html

45) MOTHER EARTH
Pacific Island nation of Kiribati to close 150000 sq miles to fishing
http://mother-earth-journal.com/2010/09/17-pacific-island-nation-of-kiribati-to-close-150000-sq-miles-to-fishing/

46) MONGABAY
Interview with Kiribati President
http://news.mongabay.com/2010/0915-kiribati_interview_anote_tong.html

47) FOODWISE
Pacific tuna catch hits record highs
http://foodwise.com.au/news-and-updates/100825-fnabc.aspx

48) ABC ASIA PACIFIC
Pacific tuna catch hits record highs
http://abcasiapacificnews.com/stories/201008/2993271.htm

49) JAPAN TIMES
Does Japan's affair with tuna mean loving it to extinction
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20100831i1.html

50) ISLANDS BUSINESS
Pacific tuna catch hits record highs
http://www.islandsbusiness.com/news/index_dynamic/containerNameToReplace=MiddleMiddle/focusModuleID=130/focusContentID=20697/tableName=mediaRelease/overideSkinName=newsArticle-full.tpl?PHPSESSID=0cdd0d0d1d4eec67caf4fe65cf2706e2

51) MARIANAS VARIETY
Pacific nets 60% of tuna
http://www.mvariety.com/pacific-news/pacific-nets-60-of-tuna.php

52) FIS.COM
Pacific tuna still in decline
http://www.fis.com/fis/worldnews/worldnews.asp?monthyear=&day=26&id=37880&l=e&special=&ndb=1%20target=

53) RADIO NEW ZEALAND INTERNATIONAL
More measures expected to help curb decline in Pacific tuna stocks
http://www.rnzi.com/pages/news.php?op=read&id=55508

54) TAHITI PRESSE
Pacific nets 60% of world's tuna
http://en.tahitipresse.pf/2010/08/pacific-nets-60-per-cent-of-worlds-tuna/

55) RADIO AUSTRALIA
Pacific nets 60% of world's tuna
http://www.radioaustralianews.net.au/stories/201008/2994426.htm?desktop

56) ABC PACIFIC BEAT
Pacific tuna cartel essential to save fish stocks
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/pacbeat/stories/201008/s2991043.htm

57) ABC ASIA PACIFIC NEWS
Philippines seeks permission to catch tuna in the Pacific
http://abcasiapacificnews.com/stories/201008/2988658.htm?desktop

58) FIS.COM
Govt wants to lift purse seine fishing ban
http://www.fis.com/fis/worldnews/worldnews.asp?l=e&country=0&special=&monthyear=&day=&id=37816&ndb=1&df=0

59) BUSINESS WORLD
RP to push for end to purse seine fishing ban in the Pacific
http://www.bworldonline.com/main/content.php?id=16268

60) PHILIPPINES STAR
RP to push for end to purse seine fishing ban in the Pacific
http://www.philstar.com/Article.aspx?articleId=604248&publicationSubCategoryId=66

61) TV 3 NEW ZEALAND
Purse seine fishing plummeting NZ tuna supply
http://www.3news.co.nz/Purse-seine-fishing-plummeting-NZ-tuna-supply/tabid/1160/articleID/170956/Default.aspx

62) EAST WEST CENTER
New Zealand open to ideas on tuna conservation
http://pidp.eastwestcenter.org/pireport/2010/August/08-30-16.htm

63) ASIAN CORRESPONDENT
Philippines to seek lifting of ban in tuna fishing
http://www.asiancorrespondent.com/edwin-espejo/philippines-to-seek-lifting-of-ban-in-tuna-fishing

64) AUSTRALIA NETWORK
Japan, Marshall Island fisheries agreement hits impasse
http://australianetworknews.com/stories/201009/3003968.htm?desktop

65) RADIO AUSTRALIA
Japan, Marshall Island fisheries agreement hits impasse
http://www.radioaustralianews.net.au/stories/201009/3003968.htm?mobile

66) ISLANDS BUSINESS
Viewpoint: the trade and health debate
http://www.islandsbusiness.com/islands_business/index_dynamic/containerNameToReplace=MiddleMiddle/focusModuleID=19369/overideSkinName=issueArticle-full.tpl

67) ISLANDS BUSINESS
Politics: Kiribati, Tuvalu tuna moves
http://www.islandsbusiness.com/islands_business/index_dynamic/containerNameToReplace=MiddleMiddle/focusModuleID=19361/overideSkinName=issueArticle-full.tpl

68) KANSAS CITY
Palau, Honduras say world should ban shark fishing
http://www.kansascity.com/2010/09/22/2243640/palau-honduras-say-world-should.html

69) US HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES SUBCOMMITTEE
Statement regarding the US Treaty
http://www.internationalrelations.house.gov/111/gib092210.pdf

70) SHARK RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Johnson Toribiong, President of the Republic of Palau to Receive the Prestigious Ocean Heritage Award
http://www.pr.com/press-release/264693

71) UN NEWS CENTRE
Pacific Ocean islands use General Assembly to appeal for assistance on climate change
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=36195&Cr=Pacific&Cr1=

72) YOKWE MARSHALL ISLANDS
Marshall Islands and Small Pacific Islands Plead their Cause before UN Debate
http://www.yokwe.net/index.php?name=News&file=article&sid=2679

73) YOKWE MARSHALL ISLANDS
Address by H.E. Mr. Jurelang Zedkaia, President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands at UN Today
http://www.yokwe.net/index.php?name=News&file=article&sid=2678

74) UN NEWS CENTRE
Pacific island countries warn UN debate of threats from overfishing
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=36164&Cr=fishing&Cr1=

75) UN NEWS CENTRE
Micronesia - Statement by H.E. Alik L. Alik, Vice President of the Federated States of Micronesia
http://www.isria.com/pages/26_September_2010_149.php

76) VANUATU DAILY POST
Eyes of Goverment on board fishing vessels begins training
http://www.dailypost.vu/ArticleArchives/tabid/56/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/7168/Eyes-of-govt-on-board-fishing-vessels-begin-final-training.aspx

77) FSM NEWS
FSM Urges GEF to Maintain Funding for Pacific Islands Oceanic Fisheries Management
http://www.fsmpio.fm/RELEASES/2010/september/09_26_10.html


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Anouk Ride
Media and Publications
Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency
www.ffa.int