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Save the Oceans, Feed the World

Restoring The Oceans Could Feed 1 Billion People A Healthy Seafood Meal Each Day

Oceana campaigns worldwide for policy change that can restore and increase ocean biodiversity and abundance.

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December, 2009

Defending Belize Against Foreign Trawlers

Belize’s Ministry of Fisheries agreed to stop issuing fishing licenses to foreign fishing fleets in the country’s waters pending consultation with local fishermen. The decision came after Jamaican trawlers entered Belize’s southern waters in December, when Oceana called on the government of Belize to suspend all plans and proposals to allow foreign fleets in territorial waters.

December, 2006

New Magnuson-Stevens Act Passed

Oceana helped campaign for new legislation that significantly improves the protection of deep-sea corals and sponges from bottom trawling and other destructive fishing gear. This bill as passed makes marginal improvements to the existing Magnuson-Stevens Act.

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