We can end this year with celebrations: after a 10 years convoluted and politically complex process, with heaty debates and severe opposition (read more here), the West Hawaii Rules Package was signed into law by the Governor recently.
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While West Hawaii has now an adequately managed aquarium fishery, we'll learn in the article provided by our partner organization LINI that this is not quite the case in Indonesia. Many obstacles to sustainability in the marine aquarium trade and hobby, especially in the major source countries in SE Asia, most of them developing nations, persist and need a new way to be tackled. And more importantly, our support! Get more insight here.