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Marine protected area bill granted preliminary approval

ARGENTINA | Monday, November 24, 2014
Unanimously, the Chamber of Deputies approved a bill to create a National System of Marine Protected Areas.

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New research vessel widens Peruvian coast assessments
Peru | 23:30 | In Chimbote Instituto del Mar del Peru presented the scientific research vessel Luis Flores Portugal, whose function will be to participate in fisheries and oceanographic research in the country’s coastline. Full Story
Real-time ocean acidification data provided to shellfish farmers
United States | 23:10 | Shellfish farms and hatcheries along the Pacific US coast can now get real-time, online ocean acidification data through the Integrated Ocean Observation System. Full Story
Latvia praised for its improvements in fisheries control
European Union | 22:40 | The European Commission has welcomed the great strides made by Latvia in addressing the shortcomings of its national fisheries control system. Full Story
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