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Praise for Falklands Fisheries

The Falklands has been praised for its fisheries management in a study published this month.  The report was published in the online Biology journal of the Public Library of Science.  The study recorded that the Faroe and Falkland Islands had the best overall rankings and were in the top quarter for all three indicators of scientific robustness, policy making transparency and implementation capability.  Director of Fisheries, John Barton said, “This is very encouraging.  It shows the thoroughness of the science, effectiveness of fisheries protection and that the fisheries management regime processes are on the right track.”