GEAC Calls on DFO to Reduce Marine Protected Areas Impact on Fishing
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] - July 6, 2018
The Groundfish Enterprise Allocation Council (GEAC), an association comprised of offshore vessel owners, is speaking out to ensure that fishing does not get impacted by the Canadian government’s efforts to protect 10% of its marine areas by 2020.
GEAC says that they “understand and accept” the government’s efforts, and that they have been working with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans to “define sensitive areas for protection.” But, with that said, they still have concerns ...
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