E News 20 April 2017

In Case You Missed It ISSF Conservation Measures & Commitments Compliance Report ISSF’s Update to ISSF Conservation Measures & Commitments Compliance Report shows a conformance rate of 95.6 percent by 25 ISSF participating companies as of October 31, 2016, across all 20 measures then in

E News 13 April 2017

NEWS! New ISSF Participating Company Indonesian company PT Bali Maya Permai is the latest seafood company to participate in the conservation efforts of ISSF. ISSF participating companies work with the Foundation to advocate for improved tuna fishery management, fund scientific advancements through research and expert

Indonesian Seafood Company to Support Important Tuna Conservation Efforts

PT Bali Maya Permai Becomes an ISSF Participating Company

  Contact: Charlie Patterson,+1 202-680-8132,  [email protected] Washington, DC – 11 April 2017 – Indonesian company PT Bali Maya Permai is the latest seafood company to participate in the conservation efforts of the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF). ISSF participating companies work with the Foundation to

E News 6 April 2017

REPORT: Advances in Use of Entanglement-Reducing FADs Early drifting FAD designs used large-meshed purse seine net in their floating and submerged components. Unintentional entanglement of sharks, primarily silky sharks, and to a lower degree turtles has been observed in this type of drifting FAD. Since

E News 30 March 2017

NEW! Indian Ocean Tuna Management Workshop Members from Indian Ocean coastal states gathered in Colombo, Sri Lanka recently to develop their understanding of the precautionary approach, management procedures and management strategy evaluation (MSE). ISSF was pleased to lend its scientific expertise to the workshop that

E News 23 March 2017

NEW! 83 Sign onto Joint Appeal to Tuna RFMOs A diverse, global group of  commercial and non-profit organizations is joining the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation’s call for immediate RFMO action on top priorities for sustainable tuna fisheries — developing harvest strategies as well as strengthening

Organizations Worldwide Join Together in Advocating for Policy Changes in Tuna Fisheries in 2017

Tuna companies, NGOs, fleet associations, and retailers co-sign letter that presses fisheries management bodies for progress on harvest strategies as well as monitoring, control and surveillance tools

  Contact: Charlie Patterson, +1 202-680-8132, [email protected] Washington, DC – 23 March 2017 – A diverse, global group of commercial and non-profit organizations is joining the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation’s call for immediate Regional Fishing Management Organization (RFMO) action on top priorities for sustainable tuna fisheries — developing harvest

E News 16 March 2017

VIDEO: Conserving Albatross with BirdLife International Longline fisheries can have important impacts on fragile albatross populations, especially in southern latitudes. With funding from ISSF, BirdLife International has produced a video – available in multiple languages – about mitigating the impacts of these fishing operations on

E News 9 March 2017

ON THE RECORD: NGOs on Sustainable Tuna On the occasion of this week’s meeting of the ISSF Environmental Stakeholder Committee (ESC)—comprised of expert representatives from conservation and scientific bodies that volunteer their personal expertise to ISSF—we recap blogs and op-eds written by and with our

State of Tuna Stocks Worldwide Assessed in Comprehensive ISSF Report

In total 2015 tuna catch, 76% came from stocks at healthy levels; most bluefin tuna stocks continue to be overfished

Contact: Erin Grandstaff and Charlie Patterson, +1 202-618-6000, [email protected][email protected]   Washington, DC – 22 February 2017 – Of the total tuna catch in 2015, 76% came from stocks at “healthy” levels, a decrease of 1% from 2014, according to a February 2017 International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) Status of the