Time for Action at the WCPFC Technical & Compliance Committee Meeting

The Committee has an important role to play in advancing priority issues at the WCPFC – from harvest strategies to longline observer coverage to assessing member compliance with WCPFC obligations

By Claire van der Geest and Bubba Cook

Claire van der Geest is Strategic Policy Advisor for ISSF, and Bubba Cook is the Western and Central Pacific Ocean Tuna Programme Manager at World Wide Fund for Nature. It’s Technical and Compliance Committee (TCC) time again in the western and central Pacific Ocean (WCPO),

Fisher Training to Improve Post-Release Survival of Incidentally Captured Marine Turtles in Costa Rica

By Mariluz Parga and Sandra Andraka

22 August 2016 This project is an initiative of the Costa Rican Government (Fisheries Agency and Environment Ministry), and has been carried out via collaboration between the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF), EcoPacific+, Submon and the Inter-American Convention for the Protection and Conservation of Sea

CIAT90: Cierto Progreso, Pero Grandes Cuestiones Aún por Resolver

La Comisión Pospone la Conservación del Atún Hasta la Reunión de Octubre

By Holly Koehler, Gala Moreno y Pablo Guerrero

12 de julio de 2016 Holly Koehler es la vicepresidenta de políticas y divulgación de International Seafood Sustainability Foundation, la Dra. Gala Moreno es investigadora científica de ISSF y Pablo Guerrero es el coordinador de temas relacionados con el atún del océano Pacífico oriental para

IATTC90: Some Progress, But Big Issues Yet to Be Resolved

Commission Punts Tuna Conservation to October Meeting

By Holly Koehler, Gala Moreno & Pablo Guerrero

12 July 2016 Holly Koehler is the Vice President for Policy and Outreach for the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF), Dr. Gala Moreno is a research scientist with ISSF, and Pablo Guerrero is the eastern Pacific Ocean Tuna Coordinator for WWF’s Smart Fishing Initiative. All

Prioridades para las Pesquerías de Atún del Pacífico Oriental

CIAT se prepara para la 90ª reunión de la Comisión. Nuestra coalición tiene una lista de cosas que nos gustaría ver a las naciones miembros logran.

By ISSF

9 de junio de 2016 La Comisión Interamericana del Atún Tropical (CIAT) se prepara para la 90 reunión de la Comisión, la cual se celebrará en La Jolla, California, del 21 de junio al 1 de julio de 2016 y nuestra coalición tiene una lista

Grandes Expectativas para CIAT90

ISSF y WWF fijan prioridades para la próxima reunión de la CIAT

By Pablo Guerrero y Holly Koehler

21 de junio de 2016 Holly Koehler es la vicepresidenta de políticas y divulgación de International Seafood Sustainability Foundation y Pablo Guerrero es el coordinador de temas relacionados con el atún del océano Pacífico oriental para la Iniciativa de Pesca Inteligente del Fondo Mundial de

High Expectations for IATTC90

ISSF and WWF set priorities for the upcoming IATTC meeting

By Pablo Guerrero & Holly Koehler

21 June 2016 Holly Koehler is the Vice President for Policy and Outreach for the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation, and Pablo Guerrero is the eastern Pacific Ocean Tuna Coordinator for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Smart Fishing Initiative.   Beginning June 27, 2016, delegates from

Priorities for Eastern Pacific Tuna Fisheries

IATTC is getting ready for the 90th meeting of the Commission. Our coalition has a list of things we would like to see member nations accomplish.

By ISSF

June 9, 2016 The Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) is getting ready to meet for the 90th meeting of the Commission from­­­­­­­­­­­­ June 21 – July 1, 2016 in La Jolla, California and our coalition has a list of things we would like to see member nations

In Rebuilding Tuna Stocks Diminished by Overfishing, Study Confirms Value of Fisheries Management, Regulatory Enforcement Measures

A new study confirms that the combination of strong fisheries management and consistent enforcement of regulations is effective in helping overfished tuna stocks rebuild their populations.

By ISSF

8 June 2016 Thanks to strong fisheries management and strictly enforced regulatory measures—especially total allowable catch quotas (TACs)—some heavily depleted tuna stocks are rebuilding their populations, a recent University of Washington (UW) study shows. In the paper Effects of Biological, Economic and Management Factors on

IOTC 20 Recap

IOTC Takes Important Steps for Skipjack Tuna, Falls Short on Yellowfin

By Claire van der Geest and Wetjens Dimmlich 

2 June 2016   The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) met 23-27 May 2016 in La Reunion, France. ISSF Strategic Policy Advisor Claire van der Geest leads ISSF’s policy engagement in the IOTC and Wetjens Dimmlich is the Indian Ocean Tuna Programme Manager at World Wide