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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

November 6, 2014 genericvesselpic2

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

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

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