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News

ISSF Welcomes New Participating Companies

December 7, 2014 ISSF-green_square

Number Of ISSF Participating Companies Climbs To 24

Priorities for Western and Central Pacific Tuna Fisheries ahead of WCPFC Meeting

November 25, 2014 Behavior in net

ISSF releases position statement for WCPFC 11th Regular Session Meeting calling for better management of stocks and FAD-related data

ISSF Statement on IATTC and Pacific bluefin tuna

November 10, 2014 bluefin photo

ISSF is pleased that at its resumed Annual Commission meeting, which was held October 27-29th, the IATTC agreed to a reduction in the catches of Pacific bluefin in the Eastern Tropical Pacific to no more than 6,600 metric tons in 2015 and 2016 combined.

Priorities for Atlantic & Mediterranean Tuna Fisheries ahead of Atlantic Tuna Meeting

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The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) has released its position statement in advance of the 19th Special Meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) in Genoa, Italy on Novemeber 10-17th.

International Seafood Sustainability Foundation adds new Resolution and Takes Further Steps on IUU, Vessel Capacity

November 4, 2014 A school of tuna in a fishing net.

Resolutions to increase market action efforts, and strengthen IUU and fishing capacity resolutions

RESOLUTION 14-06: To Amend Resolution 12-02 Capacity Reduction

October 27, 2014

To Limit the Growth in Fishing Capacity of the Global Large-Scale Tropical Tuna Purse Seine Fleet

Resolution 14-05: Regarding PVR Purchases

To Enhance the Implementation of Purse Seine Fishing Best Practices via Vessel Participation on the ISSF ProActive Vessel Register (PVR)

RESOLUTION 14-04 to Amend Resolution 09-01: IUU Fishing

To address the challenges posed by IUU fishing activities and to use its collective efforts

ISSF Announces Updated Status of the Stocks

September 17, 2014 Tuna in the Pacific.

Report shows 86% of tuna catch comes from healthy stock and updates Pacific bigeye stock rating

ISSF Launches New Guidebook Platform

July 10, 2014 guidebooks

ISSFguidebooks.org Expands ISSF Portfolio of Handbooks to Include Observer Training Guidebook

Prioridades para las pesquerías de atún del Pacífico oriental

June 30, 2014 Slide1

Las naciones pesqueras del océano Pacífico oriental se preparan para darse cita en la reunión anual de la Comisión Interamericana del Atún Tropical (CIAT), la organización regional de ordenamiento pesquero (OROP) de atún más antigua del mundo. Nuestra coalición tiene una lista de cosas que nos gustaría que las naciones miembro hicieran realidad. El lector puede descargar aquí nuestra declaración de posición o usar esta página repleta de enlaces interactivos para informase más a fondo acerca de los asuntos de mayor importancia.

International Seafood Sustainability Foundation Releases its Annual Report

June 20, 2014 ISSF Annual Report-June 19 _Page_01

2013 was a year of significant progress for tuna fisheries management and conservation

Priorities for Eastern Pacific Tuna Fisheries

June 19, 2014 Slide1

Eastern Pacific Ocean fishing nations are getting ready to meet for the annual meeting of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC), the world’s oldest tuna regional fishery management organization (RFMO). Our coalition has a list of things we would like to see member nations accomplish.

ISSF Response to “Our Ocean” Conference

June 18, 2014

ISSF applauds the Obama administration for bringing together a host of oceans stakeholders for this week’s “Our Ocean” Conference.

RESOLUTION 14-03 To Amend Resolution 14-01 to Establish Multi-Annual Commitments to Strengthen Purse Seine Vessel Conservation and Management Measures for Tuna Resources

June 3, 2014

Commitments to Strengthen Purse Seine Vessel Conservation and Management Measures for Tuna Resources

Priorities for Indian Ocean Tuna Fisheries

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5 May 2014 Indian Ocean fishing nations are getting ready to meet for the 18th session of the Commission in this June in Sri Lanka, and our coalition has a list of things we would like to see member nations accomplish. You can download our position statement here or you can use this page filled with interactive links to […]

ISSF Reflects on World Tuna Day

May 2, 2014

This week we celebrated World Tuna Day, and we truly have something to celebrate with all of the progress we’ve made over the past year.

Researchers Work toward Bycatch Mitigation amongst an Active Crew of Fishermen… and amongst the Sharks

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Bycatch Project cruises again in world’s most productive tuna fishing grounds

RESOLUTION 14-02: to Amend Resolution 13-03 to Enhance Reporting and Implementation of Purse Seine Fishing Best Practices

March 19, 2014

via Vessel Participation on the ISSF ProActive Vessel Register

RESOLUTION 14-01: To Amend Resolution 13-02 to Establish Multi-Annual Commitments

to Strengthen Purse Seine Vessel Conservation and Management Measures for Tuna Resources

Tuna Sustainability Coalition to Hold ‘Skipper Workshops’ in Korea and Taiwan

February 13, 2014

The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation shares best practices with local skippers and fishers

ISSF E News 3 February 2014

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Seabirds and Sea Turtles

Updated Report Reveals How Global Tuna Stocks Stack Up Against MSC Standard

December 19, 2013 MUIR_IMG_1463

Announcing an updated report that assesses the status of global tuna stocks according to the methodology developed by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC).

Tuna Vessel Registry Gets Boost from Industry Commitment

November 18, 2013

Processors to sign up vessels & set purchasing goals.

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