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Major fishing nations agree Arctic moratorium

by Futures Centre, Dec 5
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Fishing nations agree Arctic moratorium

The world’s major fishing nations have agreed a moratorium on commercial fishing in the Arctic Ocean, before it has even become established. Much of the Arctic was once permanently frozen but global warming means its waters are becoming more accessible. The deal is expected to last for 16 years while research is carried out into the existing marine ecosystem.

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