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Updated Report Measures How Global Tuna Stocks Stack Up Against the MSC Standard

April 9, 2015 MUIR_IMG_1464

Fisheries experts evaluate the sustainability of nineteen stocks of tunas and their international management systems For Immediate Release                                                                                               Contact:         Erin Grandstaff and Charlie Patterson, +1 202-466-4437 erin@vennsq.com, charlie@vennsq.com Washington, D.C. – 9 April 2015 – The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) released an updated report assessing the status of global tuna stocks […]

ISSF Welcomes New Participating Company

March 18, 2015 Slide1

Number Of ISSF Participating Companies Climbs To 25

ISSF Announces Updated Status of the Stocks

March 11, 2015 MUIR_IMG_1464

Status of three major stocks show significant improvement

ISSF Welcomes New Participating Companies

December 7, 2014 ISSF-green_square

Number Of ISSF Participating Companies Climbs To 24

Priorities for Western and Central Pacific Tuna Fisheries ahead of WCPFC Meeting

November 25, 2014 Behavior in net

ISSF releases position statement for WCPFC 11th Regular Session Meeting calling for better management of stocks and FAD-related data

ISSF Statement on IATTC and Pacific bluefin tuna

November 10, 2014 bluefin photo

ISSF is pleased that at its resumed Annual Commission meeting, which was held October 27-29th, the IATTC agreed to a reduction in the catches of Pacific bluefin in the Eastern Tropical Pacific to no more than 6,600 metric tons in 2015 and 2016 combined.

Priorities for Atlantic & Mediterranean Tuna Fisheries ahead of Atlantic Tuna Meeting

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The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) has released its position statement in advance of the 19th Special Meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) in Genoa, Italy on Novemeber 10-17th.

International Seafood Sustainability Foundation adds new Resolution and Takes Further Steps on IUU, Vessel Capacity

November 4, 2014 A school of tuna in a fishing net.

Resolutions to increase market action efforts, and strengthen IUU and fishing capacity resolutions

ISSF Announces Updated Status of the Stocks

September 17, 2014 Tuna in the Pacific.

Report shows 86% of tuna catch comes from healthy stock and updates Pacific bigeye stock rating

ISSF Launches New Guidebook Platform

July 10, 2014 guidebooks

ISSFguidebooks.org Expands ISSF Portfolio of Handbooks to Include Observer Training Guidebook

International Seafood Sustainability Foundation Releases its Annual Report

June 20, 2014 ISSF Annual Report-June 19 _Page_01

2013 was a year of significant progress for tuna fisheries management and conservation

ISSF Response to “Our Ocean” Conference

June 18, 2014

ISSF applauds the Obama administration for bringing together a host of oceans stakeholders for this week’s “Our Ocean” Conference.

ISSF Reflects on World Tuna Day

May 2, 2014

This week we celebrated World Tuna Day, and we truly have something to celebrate with all of the progress we’ve made over the past year.

Researchers Work toward Bycatch Mitigation amongst an Active Crew of Fishermen… and amongst the Sharks

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Bycatch Project cruises again in world’s most productive tuna fishing grounds

Tuna Sustainability Coalition to Hold ‘Skipper Workshops’ in Korea and Taiwan

February 13, 2014

The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation shares best practices with local skippers and fishers

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.

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.

Fostering an exchange between fishers & scientists

August 4, 2013 GenSanFishport-42-s

Experts in bycatch prevention & best practices hold series of workshops

Alejandro Anganuzzi joins ISSF Scientific Advisory Committee

May 16, 2013

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

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