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Kick-starting 2012: Call to Ban Fish Bombings In Sabah

As we progressed into mid of 2012, we have been filling our schedules with more activities to continue raising awareness on marine conservation. To kick start the year, we have organised the first ever regional symposium to call against fish bombing activities in Sabah waters in Promenade Hotel, Kota Kinabalu.
The two-day symposium aimed to make recommendations and to build partnerships with regards to anti-fish bombing patrolling mechanisms in Sabah and the wider Coral Triangle area was co-organized by the State Action Committee on Anti-Fish Bombing, Sabah Parks, Marine Conservation Society UK and WWF-Malaysia in Kota Kinabalu. Participants from Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia and Phillipines included representatives from governmental and non-governmental organizations, academicians, community representatives and enforcement agencies.
In the Anti-Fish Bombing Symposium held from 22-23 February, a "Call to Action" was formulated with input from all present and will serve as a…