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Archived Feature Stories

12/30:15: U.S.-Japan Sign Joint Statement on Addressing Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Fisheries Resources

12/28/15: NOAA Fisheries publishes proposed rule for electronic reporting of trade data utilizing the International Trade Data System

12/09/15: NOAA Fisheries announces Federal Funding Opportunity for special projects and programs associated with the Office of International Affairs and Seafood Inspection. Click here for past projects.

10/15/15: NOAA Fisheries publishes final rule to improve the administration of the High Seas Fishing Compliance Act

06/22/15: NOAA Fisheries creates trade portal for importing and exporting seafood commodities

06/11/15: Italy no longer identified as a large-scale high seas driftnet nation

06/05/15: Countries convene for 32nd Annual Meeting of the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization (NASCO)

04/30/15: Administration seeks input on 'at risk' species as part of its Action Plan on Combating IUU Fishing and Seafood Fraud

04/22/15: Report to Congress highlights U.S. action taken on foreign large-scale high seas driftnet fishing

04/13/15: NOAA Fisheries publishes proposed rule to improve the administration of the High Seas Fishing Compliance Act

02/09/15: 2015 Biennial Report to Congress Identifying Nations for IUU Fishing
- Report Highlights (PDF)
- Link to Full Report (PDF)

02/17/15: New Tool to Help in Fight against Lionfish

02/09/15: NOAA Releases Report on IUU Fishing

01/08/15: Sustainable Shark Trade in Spotlight

01/01/15: IUU Task Force Releases Recommendations

11/06/14: 2014 ICCAT Meeting Concludes

11/05/14: In Search of a Living Fossil

09/17/14: U.S., Japan and Russian agree to work together on conservation measures for the Western gray whale

09/04/14: New shark and ray international trade measures go into effect September 14, 2014

09/02/14: Marine Mammal Conservation in Arctic

05/23/14: United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2014
- Report Highlights (PDF)
- Link to Full Report

03/14/14: U.S. Signs Joint Statement on Addressing Fishing Vessel Overcapacity

01/27/14: Working Toward Sustainable Trade

12/16/13: Obama Announces Key ICCAT Post

11/13/13: 2013 ICCAT Meeting Concludes

10/31/13: Science Confirms Swordfish Abundance

09/17/13: Fighting for Global Sustainable Fisheries

07/22/13: Research Suggests Nautilus May be in Trouble

07/15/13: Research Sheds Light to Atlantic Salmon Life

07/08/13: Seafood Trade To Go Electronic

07/01/13: Ross Sea - An Ecological Treasure

04/30/13: U.S.-Russia Cooperation on Fisheries

03/22/13: International Guidelines Target IUU Fishing

03/14/13: Sharks Win Protection At CITES

01/11/13: U.S. Identifies Nations For IUU Fishing

11/19/12: ICCAT Adopts Key Conservation Measures

11/13/12: U.S. And Morocco Shake Hands

11/08/12: Swordfish - A Sustainable Seafood Choice

11/01/12: Working Together to End IUU Fishing

08/15/12: Sawfish - Cousins of the Shark

08/08/12: Satellite Tag to Reveal Adventures of Giant Bluefin Tuna

07/02/12: NOAA Helps Protect Endangered Sea Turtles

06/21/12: International Collaboration on Shark Research

05/30/12: U.S. and EU Share Vision for Sustainable World Fisheries

02/06/12: U.S. and Mexico Meet to Discuss Key Fisheries Issues

09/06/11: NOAA Helps Liberia Fight Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing

07/12/11: Kobe III Meeting