ISSF “Asks,” and ICCAT Results: The 2016 ICCAT Annual Meeting in Review

By Holly Koehler and Victor Restrepo 1 December 2016 Last month, ahead of the November 14-21 International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) annual meeting in Portugal, ISSF shared a position statement and a blog post articulating our observations and policy recommendations for

Position Statement for ICCAT Annual Meeting Calls for Progress on Harvest Control Rules and FAD Management

Contact: Charlie Patterson, +1 202-680-8132, [email protected]   Washington, DC – 10 November 2016 – The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) has released its position statement in advance of the 20th Special Meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) in Vilamoura,

The Majority of the Tuna Catch Comes from Abundant Stocks, But Overfishing of Some Stocks Continues

ISSF scientific report provides update on “status of the stocks”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:         Charlie Patterson and Kelly Ryan, +1 202-618-6000,[email protected], [email protected] Washington, DC – 21 September 2016 – The global commercial catch of tuna — a valuable, natural protein food source — reached 5 million tons in 2014, an increase from 4.6 million in

CIAT90: Cierto Progreso, Pero Grandes Cuestiones Aún por Resolver

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

Publicado por 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

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

Commission Punts Tuna Conservation to October Meeting

Posted 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

IOTC 20 Recap

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

2 June 2016 Posted by Claire van der Geest and Wetjens Dimmlich    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

Resetting the IOTC Compass

9 May 2016 Posted by Claire van der Geest and Wetjens Dimmlich   The 20th Session of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission will take place from 23-27 May 2016 in La Reunion, France. Claire van der Geest leads ISSF’s policy engagement in the IOTC and

Is Catching Juveniles Truly Unsustainable?

9 January 2014 Posted by Victor Restrepo, Christopher Zimmerman and Kristina Barz Victor Restrepo serves as Chair of the ISSF Scientific Advisory Committee. Christopher Zimmermann and Kristina Barz are with Thünen Institute of Baltic Sea Fisheries. There is a widespread perception that catching juvenile, also known

Con la mira puesta en Lima

Delegados de todo el mundo se darán cita pronto en Lima (Perú) para la reunión anual de la Comisión Interamericana del Atún Tropical (CIAT).

Looking to Lima

Delegates from around the world will soon gather in Lima, Peru for annual the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) Commission Meeting.