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How much longer will it take?–a ten-year review of the implementation of United Nations General Assembly resolutions 61/105, 64/72 and 66/68 on the management of bottom fisheries in areas beyond national jurisdiction. 

2016 is a big year for the deep sea. The DSCC has waged a decade-long campaign to drive robust implementation of the United Nations General Assembly resolutions committing high seas fishing nations to preventing damage to deep-sea ecosystems via a series of well-defined actions.

The passing of these resolutions has marked a critical turning point in our collective attitude to the deep oceans of the high seas and imposed the burden of ‘protection before exploitation’ on fishing nations. It has established a precedent, which could serve the wider oceans cause for decades to come.

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