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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

ISSF will continue its global series of skipper workshops with a workshop co-hosted by the National Fisheries Research and Development Institute of Korea in Busan, Korea on February 14. Another workshop will follow in Taiwan on February 18, conducted in collaboration with the Taiwan Tuna Purse Seiners Association (TTPSA).

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.

Resolution 13-03: Enhance Reporting and Implementation of Purse Seine Fishing Best Practices

November 17, 2013

via Vessel Participation on the ISSF ProActive Vessel Register (PVR).

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

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

Conservation Priorities in the Western & Central Pacific

November 15, 2013

In order to remain robust and sustainable, the Pacific Ocean needs our support now more than ever.

Funding for Workshop to Protect Threatened Seabirds in Longline Fisheries

November 11, 2013 Courtesy: Dr. Cleo Small, BirdLife International

ISSF Announces Support for BirdLife International Outreach Program

An important moment for ocean conservation

October 16, 2013

Statement from ISSF President Susan Jackson.

ISSF Announces New Chair of Board of Directors

September 16, 2013

Foundation also welcomes new Board member from Spain.

Updated Status of the Stocks

August 26, 2013 Slide1

Our comprehensive catalogue of tuna stock data has been updated. Download a new copy!

Fostering an exchange between fishers & scientists

August 4, 2013 GenSanFishport-42-s

Experts in bycatch prevention & best practices hold series of workshops

RESOLUTION 13-01: to Amend Resolution 12-03 to Establish Multi-Annual Commitments

May 20, 2013

Recognizing the need to amend Resolution 12-03 to take into account new information that has become available since

Shared Priorities for eastern Pacific Tuna Fisheries

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An interactive look at management improvements needed in the region.

Back in Ghana for a Workshop with Skippers

May 16, 2013 new ghana picture

Fishers also display their non-entangling FADs, adopting a best practice

Alejandro Anganuzzi joins ISSF Scientific Advisory Committee

Expert brings nearly three decades of experience to coalition

ISSF Urges Indian Ocean Fishing Nations to Adopt Non-Entangling FAD Design

April 29, 2013

fIshing nations prep for annual meeting

Reference points & rules tracked in new global tuna report

April 15, 2013

ISSF releases update on the Status of World Tuna Fisheries

Priorities for Indian Ocean tuna fisheries

March 28, 2013 Shark swim

explore the need for harvest control rules, FAD management & shark conservation

RESOLUTION 12-03: Transshipment Exemption

March 6, 2013

At its Board meeting in January 2013, ISSF approved an exemption for tuna transshipped in archipelagic waters of Papua New Guinea.

Report reveals how global tuna stocks stack up against MSC standard

February 25, 2013 MUIR_IMG_1463

analysis takes into account stock health & international management of 19 tuna stocks

Pacific tuna meeting priorities

November 29, 2012

ISSF pushes for FAD management, harvest control rules & better conservation efforts for bigeye

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