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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).

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

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

Improvements in management needed in the Atlantic

November 6, 2012

Read our position statement prepared for the annual ICCAT meeting in Morocco

Science workshop dives into bycatch mitigation

October 19, 2012 MUIR_2

event held following global symposium on ecosystem-based management of tuna fisheries

Korea’s largest tuna processor joins global sustainability coalition

October 2, 2012

Dongwon is newest ISSF Participating Company

Marketplace can now track sustainability efforts of dozens of tuna vessels

September 20, 2012 fishing

Our new ProActive Vessel Register – PVR for short – is up and ready to be searched

Bycatch researchers work with fishers in Asia, South America

September 19, 2012 Muara Baru WS 6

Workshops share information on best ways to reduce bycatch.

Supermarkets in Spain Discuss Sustainability

September 13, 2012

Workshop focused on updating Spanish retailers on tuna sustainability efforts.

ISSF President presents during Spain Seafood Conference

September 11, 2012

Jacksons’ speech focused on the importance of science when it comes to tuna sustainability.

Workshop Focuses on Updating Retailers on Sustainable Tuna Efforts

September 10, 2012

ISSF to hold workshop in Madrid, Spain

ISSF President Delivers Remarks During Seafood Summit Briefing

September 7, 2012

“Out of all the stakeholder groups we work with, industry has the most power to get things done”

Practicing Responsible Tuna Fishing – There’s an App for That!

September 6, 2012 Tuna in net_1484

We’ve shipped some handheld technology to help vessels fish more sustainably!

Getting vessels onboard with a shark finning ban

September 3, 2012 Shark swim

Conservation measure aims to influence world’s tuna fishing vessel owners

Researcher Leads Workshop for Fishers Following Cruise of ISSF #BycatchProject

July 12, 2012 Pago Pago skipper workshop

The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) continued its series of global workshops on bycatch in tuna fisheries, with a discussion in American Samoa this week led by University of Hawaii researcher David Itano, who recently returned to port after conducting at-sea bycatch reduction trials onboard a fishing vessel in the Pacific.

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