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High seas treaty on allocating fish across jurisdictions

High seas treaty on allocating fish across jurisdictions

ON Dec. 24, 2017, the UN General Assembly voted to convene a multi-year process to develop a treaty on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity, now referred to as the Treaty on Biodiversity in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ Treaty), also known as the Treaty on the High Seas. Currently still in …

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Weather: Four days of electrical storms, gales, snow to sea level, huge seas

Weather: Four days of electrical storms, gales, snow to sea level, huge seas

Snow blankets the Crown Range road as a wintry blast moves through the country. Video / George Heard Electrical storms laced with powerful winds are starting to barrel up New Zealand this afternoon as the country braces for another four days of unstable weather. A raft of weather watches and warnings are in force across …

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