WWF calls for firm limits on tuna fisheries

The limits will help to stop overfishing of tuna in the Western and Central Pacific region. Photo: Marco Care/Marine Photobank

The WWF is urging the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) to implement practical rules for limiting the catch of species in the Western Central Pacific Ocean in a bid to stop overfishing in the region.

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