E News 25 May 2017

Annual Report Focuses on Tuna Fishing Best Practices and Participating Company Conformance with Science-based Conservation Measures ISSF recently released its 2016 annual report Best Practices, Better Solutions, which outlines tuna sustainability achievements and argues for continuous improvement of global tuna fisheries through collaboration and advocacy.

ISSF Annual Report Focuses on Tuna Fishing Best Practices and Participating Company Conformance with Science-based Conservation Measures

FAD management, electronic monitoring & reporting, and harvest control rules progress highlighted; Compliance report shows 97.5 percent conformance rate by 28 ISSF participating companies across 21 measures

The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) released its 2016 annual report today, Best Practices, Better Solutions, which outlines tuna sustainability achievements and argues for continuous improvement of global tuna fisheries through collaboration and advocacy. “ISSF marked its seventh anniversary in 2016, and I’m proud to

E News 18 May 2017

No Effective Management in Indian Ocean Tuna Fisheries without MCS Monitoring, Control and Surveillance, or MCS, underlies effective fisheries management. The often-quoted paper Recommended Best Practices for RFMOs makes it plain: “compliance with, and effective enforcement of, agreed conservation and management measures, supported by adequate

No Effective Management in Indian Ocean Tuna Fisheries without Monitoring, Control and Surveillance

On the eve of the annual IOTC meeting, to maintain momentum gained on harvest strategies, a call to action on MCS measures is issued

Monitoring, Control and Surveillance, or MCS, underlies effective fisheries management. The often-quoted paper Recommended Best Practices for RFMOs makes it plain: “Compliance with, and effective enforcement of, agreed conservation and management measures, supported by adequate MCS, are crucial to implementation [of management measures]”. MCS provides

Implementation of Stronger Monitoring, Control and Surveillance Is Top ISSF “Ask” for Sustainable Indian Ocean Tuna Fisheries

ISSF Lists Priorities for Upcoming Annual Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) Meeting

The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) has released its position statement in advance of the 21st Session of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, May 22-26. ISSF’s highest priority item is for IOTC to improve its implementation of monitoring, control and surveillance

E News 11 May 2017

New, Amended Measures Reduce Bycatch, Augment MCS efforts & more ISSF announced today the adoption of three new and two amended conservation measures to facilitate continuous improvement across global tuna fisheries. These five measures cover reducing incidental capture of sharks and marine turtles, supply and

ISSF Announces New and Amended Conservation Measures on Shark and Turtle Protections, Supply and Tender Vessel Monitoring, and Transshipment

Tuna Fisheries Conservation Group Expands Measures for Global Seafood Companies to Reduce Bycatch; Augment Monitoring, Control and Surveillance Efforts; and More

The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) announced today the adoption of three new and two amended conservation measures to facilitate continuous improvement across global tuna fisheries. These five measures cover reducing incidental capture of sharks and marine turtles, supply and tender vessel monitoring, transshipment observers,

E News 4 May 2017

  Bolton Alimentari’s Luciano Pirovano New ISSF Board Chair ISSF announced today the appointment of Bolton Alimentari’s Luciano Pirovano as Chair of its Board of Directors. Mr. Pirovano, International Marketing & Corporate Responsibility (CSR) Director at Bolton, succeeds Juan Corrales, CEO, Grupo Conservas Garavilla, in

Corporate and Social Responsibility Leader Luciano Pirovano to Chair Sustainability Group Board

International Seafood Sustainability Foundation Appoints Bolton Alimentari Executive as Board Chair

The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) announced today the appointment of Bolton Alimentari’s Luciano Pirovano as Chair of its Board of Directors. Mr. Pirovano, International Marketing & Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Director at Bolton Alimentari, succeeds Juan Corrales, CEO, Grupo Conservas Garavilla, in the role. 

World Tuna Day 2017

The Movement for Sustainable Tuna Has Gone Global

World Tuna Day is upon us again, on May 2. Every year, the observance gives stakeholders on the march toward sustainable management of the world’s tuna resources a chance to reflect on recent progress, both material advances as well as symbolic ones. First celebrated globally