2015 Year in Review and New Year’s Resolutions

Reflecting on a year of collective efforts in the tuna RFMOs, taking stock of what progress has been made, and making our list of priorities for next year

Posted by Holly Koehler It is that time of year again. ISSF’s travel-weary

On FADs

As the gap on FAD data begins to close, the bottom line remains – no gear or method is perfect, and comprehensive management is the goal

BRAVO! ICCAT Quickens the Pace and Shifts in the Right Direction on VMS and FADs

The 19th Special Meeting of ICCAT took some important steps last week to move the needle forward in several critical management areas to assure the future sustainability of tuna in the region.

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

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

CONSERVATION PRIORITIES IN THE WESTERN & CENTRAL PACIFIC

Coastal States and fishing nations will meet this December for the 11th Regular Session of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC). As always, there is a great deal at stake and our coalition has a list of things we would like to see member nations accomplish.

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

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.

Priorities for Atlantic & Mediterranean Tuna Fisheries

Atlantic and Mediterranean fishing nations are getting ready to come together for the annual meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT). Our coalition has a list of things we would like to see member nations accomplish.

Pacific Fisheries 2.0

Simple upgrades can yield meaningful improvements in how we manage one of the region’s most valuable assets

Protecting Sharks – Idea Sharing at the Symposium on Fisheries Bycatch in Oceania

Students and scientists from all over the globe came together in Suva, Fiji last month to discuss threats to biodiversity in the Pacific region, including climate change, habitat loss, overfishing and bycatch- during the Society for the Conservation of Biology’s Oceania section conference.