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Welcome to the Office of International Affairs

  • Fighting IUU Fishing and Seafood Fraud

    Jun 19: White House announces initiative to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing and seafood fraud. Read More . . .

  • Marine Mammal Conservation in Arctic

    Sept 2: International Whaling Commission to discuss possible impacts of future ocean activities, such as shipping and oil and gas activities, to marine mammals in the Arctic. Read More . . .

  • In Search of a Living Fossil

    Nov 5: Follow the journey of a scientist studying nautilus - one of the most ancient living creatures on earth. Credit: Dr. Peter Ward. Read More . . .

  • 2014 ICCAT Meeting Concludes

    Nov 19: The International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) meeting concludes. Learn more about the recent meeting and read a summary. Read More . . .

  • IUU Task Force Releases Recommendations

    Dec 16: A Presidential Task Force has developed its recommendations to combat illegal, unregulated, and unreported fishing and seafood fraud. The recommendations are available for review with a request for comment on implementation strategies and guidance. Read More . . .

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