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European Commission lifts Taiwan’s ‘Yellow Card’ on tackling illegal fishing

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The report stated what actions and measures that Taiwan had taken in order to get rid of the yellow card warning issued by EU. Such measures not only strengthen Taiwan’s responsibility as a flag State, but also require Taiwan to implement inspection measure as a responsible port State.

Review questions: – What is the significance of the European Commission lifting Taiwan’s “Yellow Card”? – What is the purpose of the Yellow Card system in relation to illegal fishing? – How did Taiwan address the issue of illegal fishing to have the Yellow Card lifted? – Why is it important to combat illegal fishing and promote sustainable fishing practices? – How can international cooperation contribute to the fight against illegal fishing? – What are some potential consequences of illegal fishing on marine ecosystems? – Apart from the European Commission, are there other international bodies or organizations involved in addressing illegal fishing? – What are some measures individuals can take to support sustainable fishing practices? – Can you think of any innovative technologies or approaches that can help detect and prevent illegal fishing activities? – How can the lifting of the Yellow Card status benefit Taiwan’s fishing industry and its reputation in the international community?

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