Fiji considers banning fishing nets

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The Fiji government is considering banning fishing nets, particularly drift nets which are being blamed for threatening numerous marine species.

Fisheries Minister Semi Koroilavesau said the nets entangle and kill many other marine animals, including endangered species, not just the intended fish.

Mr Koroilavesau said the harmful impact of fishing nets on the marine life is enormous.

In June last year, a study showed Fiji’s kawakawa or grouper fish population had declined by 70 percent in the last 30 years.

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Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

yay the fish should live longer and not become exstincted

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

that’s good that they are banning it.

Bryan
Bryan
2 years ago

That is horrible to so horrible

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

NZ should follow the fijian example

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

Yes Fiji, new Zealand should take a chance and give it a go!!!

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

Yes Fiji, new Zealand should take a chance and give it a go!!!

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

That is a good thing for the environment

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

really!

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

good

xavier
xavier
2 years ago

we need to stop nets getting stuck and killing animals

Bobby
Bobby
2 years ago

wow that was really interesting!!

Jean
Jean
2 years ago

Wow interesting

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

i think that is a good idea

protect the marine fish
protect the marine fish
2 years ago

NZ SHOULD FOLLOW FIJIS EXSAMPLE

protect the marine fish
protect the marine fish
2 years ago

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