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.
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
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
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
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,
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 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