Ten Countries Sign Agreement to Prevent Unregulated Commercial Fishing in the Central Arctic Ocean
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] by Susan Chambers - October 4, 2018
The Central Arctic Ocean gained more protection Wednesday as 10 different countries signed onto the Agreement to Prevent Unregulated High Seas Fisheries in the Central Arctic Ocean (CAO) in Ilulissat, Greenland.
The historic agreement represents a collaborative and precautionary approach to the management of high seas fish stocks in the Central Arctic Ocean. The agreement covers approximately 2.8 million square kilometers or 1.08 million square miles, an area roughly the size of the Mediterranean ...
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