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EDS Welcomes New Science Advice On Commercial Fishing But More Is Needed

EDS Welcomes New Science Advice On Commercial Fishing But More Is Needed
  The Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor, Professor Dame Juliet Gerrard yesterday released a report on the Future of Commercial Fishing in Aotearoa New Zealand which was prepared on the request of the Prime Minister.    The ...

| Maori | Welfare | Unions | Youth | Search Scoop i Politics EDS Welcomes New Science Advice On Commercial Fishing But More Is Needed The Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor, Professor Dame Juliet Gerrard yesterday released a report on the Future of Commercial Fishing in Aotearoa New Zealand which was prepared on the request of the Prime Minister.The Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor’s report would provide a very useful input into such a review,” concluded Mr Taylor.More>> ALSO: ACT - Housing Policy Must Not Be Divisive Trans-Tasman travel: Date for bubble to be announced on 6 April - Ardern Several concerns need to be resolved before a trans-Tasman bubble can go ahead, but the government hopes on 6 April to announce a start date, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says.More>> Covid-19: Auckland Back To Alert Level Three After One New Community Case Revealed Auckland will move to alert level three for a week at 6am tomorrow morning after two new Covid-19 community cases announced this evening could not be directly linked to earlier cases, the Prime Minister has confirmed.

The report contains a set of recommendations including the development of an Oceans Strategic Action Plan, applying an ecosystems approach to fisheries management, refining the regulatory framework for fisheries management, establishing a centralised data platform, and taking a more holistic and strategic approach to marine research and innovation.“The report contains an in-depth review of how science can be better deployed to support fisheries management which is very helpful.

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