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Ted Danson to Testify on Fishing Subsidies

Posted Tue, Jul 13, 2010 by Emily Fisher to bored to death, congress, doha round, fishing subsidies, hearing, oceana board member, overfishing, ted danson, testimony, wto

Actor and Oceana board member Ted Danson will testify before a Congressional subcommittee hearing tomorrow about the negative impact of fishing subsidies on the oceans.

In the hearing, entitled Marine Wealth: Promoting Conservation and Advancing American Exports, Danson will describe how government subsidies negatively affect the oceans and global seafood market, and he’ll explain why sustainable fishing is necessary to preserve ocean health and jobs.

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