Latest news about the 2012 IUCN World Conservation Congress
"Southern Cone conservation: a matter of how we fish"
Over-exploitation and bycatch are just two of the many direct threats that marine species face in the Southern Cone, a region covering the southernmost area of South America.
“Globally, we need to change not only how much we fish, but how we fish,” says Veronica Cirelli, from Vida Silvestre, an IUCN Member in Argentina. “We need to be more cautious and work on ecosystem-based management.”