8 January, 2019

The Deep Sea Conservation Coalition submitted this briefing for the Seventh Meeting of the Commission of the South Pacific Regiaonl Fisheries Management Organisation (SPRFMO). This briefing addresses agenda item 6, Conservation and Management Measures (CMM), with
respect to bottom fisheries; and item 8, Performance Review Recommendations.


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24 January, 2018

Sixty-six marine conservationorganizations, animal protection organizations, and leading academics recently issued a joint letter to Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) chair Werner Kiene. They are criticizing the MSC for its failure to improve the label’s Principle 2 (“Environmental and Ecological Impacts”) standards.

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8 January, 2018

Oxygen concentrations inboth the open ocean and coastal waters havebeen declining since at least the middle of the20th century. This oxygen loss, or deoxygenation, is one of the most important changes occurring in an ocean increasingly modified by humanactivities that have raised temperatures, CO2 levels, and nutrient inputs and have altered the abundances and distributions of marine species.

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11 December, 2017

Not only is our ocean home to amazing wildlife, it provides us with livelihoods, food and every second breath we take. As this inspirational series ends we have an obligation to think about how we can all help to protect our ocean, personally through our own actions and as global citizens.

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