Thursday 8th December 2016

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Strong UN backing for World Tuna Day, a Pacific initiative

In New York, there's strong support in the United Nations to establish World Tuna Day to recognise the importance of the resource.

Dispute at Tuna Commission over how to tackle illegal Pacific fishing by 'blue boats'

There's a row brewing at the meeting of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission in Nadi over what to do about the so-called blue boats that have been sighted fishing illegally in multiple sites across the Pacific, including in waters off Papua New Guinea, the Federated States of Micronesia and Palau.

Hawaii reflects on Pearl Harbor Day

Hawaii is commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor during which more than 2,000 service personnel were killed and 19 ships were sunk.

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