Washington, D.C. – 8 December 2016 – The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) today released a statement applauding a decision made by the United Nations General Assembly to list May 2 as “World Tuna Day.” “ISSF commends the United Nations General Assembly for recognizing the
By Holly Koehler and Victor Restrepo 1 December 2016 Last month, ahead of the November 14-21 International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) annual meeting in Portugal, ISSF shared a position statement and a blog post articulating our observations and policy recommendations for
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Charlie Patterson, +1 202-680-8132, [email protected] Washington, D.C. – 1 December 2016 – Reducing catches of bigeye tuna and using non-entangling FADs to protect sharks are among the changes advocated for Western and Central Pacific Ocean (WCPO) fisheries by the International Seafood
29 November 2016 One year ago, as the 12th Regular Session of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) approached, we published a blog post sharing ISSF’s view of priorities and potential solutions for tuna fisheries in the WCPO region. Now that the WCFPC
Will this year’s WCPFC annual meeting bring progress on the sustainable management of the world’s most abundant tuna fishing grounds?
By Claire van der Geest and Bubba Cook Claire van der Geest is Strategic Policy Advisor for ISSF and is based in Australia. Bubba Cook is the Western and Central Pacific Ocean Tuna Programme Manager at World Wide Fund for Nature and is based
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Charlie Patterson, +1 202-680-8132, [email protected] Washington, D.C.—21 November 2016—The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) has released its Update to ISSF Conservation Measures & Commitments Compliance Report, which shows a conformance rate of 95.6 percent by 25 ISSF participating companies as of October 31,