First in Melanesia: Fiji Government Moves to Protect Sharks
July 6, 2011
Suva, Fiji - "First it was turtles and now the Fijian Government is out to protect sharks.
A new landmark policy to counteract the alarming decline of sharks in Fiji is being drafted by Government.
Deaprtment of Fisheries and Forests permanent secretary Commander Viliame Naupoto confirmed that a review of Fiji's fisheries laws would include a ban on the trade of all shark fin and other products derived from any type of shark that is captured in Fiji waters."
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