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    Implementation of the United States National Plan of Action for Reducing the Incidental Catch of Seabirds in Longline Fisheries (NPOA-Seabirds)

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    K.S. Rivera (USA)
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    Framework for IPOA-Seabirds implementation and structure of NPOA-Seabirds is discussed. Interagency cooperation as well as international cooperation is vital for the efficient and effective implementation of IPOA and NPOA. Education and outreach activities are listed. Numerous opportunities for international outreach and cooperation occurred in 2002.