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ISSF's call for sustainable tuna fisheries management receives wide global support

WORLDWIDE | Friday, March 24, 2017
A global group of commercial and non-profit organizations has responded to the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation’s request for immediate Regional Fishing Management Organization action on top priorities for sustainable tuna fisheries.

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