E News 18 July 2019

Featured Content Leveraging Technology for Sustainable Tuna ISSF and WWF staff are preparing to attend the annual meeting of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC), the group responsible for managing tuna fisheries in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, in Bilbao, Spain, this month. In a new…

Sharing Best-Practice: IPNLF & ISSF Launch First Practical Reference Guide for Pole-and-Line Fishing

A new guidebook detailing science-based best-practices for maximising catch value and also minimising the environmental impacts of these fisheries is today jointly published by and the International Pole & Line Foundation (IPNLF) and the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF). The Skippers’ Guidebook to Pole-and-Line Fishing…

E News 11 July 2019

Featured Video In 2009, acclaimed scientists, leaders in industry, and environmental champions launched the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation based on shared concerns about the future of global tuna fisheries and a desire to do something about it — together. A new video features a variety…

E News 3 July 2019

Featured Content ISSF Brings on Marine Research Expert as Senior Scientist Fish Population Dynamics, Assessment and Management Expert Joins Organization’s Science Staff ISSF is pleased to announce the addition of Hilario Murua, Ph.D., to its science staff in the position of Senior Scientist. Dr. Murua will…

International Seafood Sustainability Foundation Brings on Marine Research Expert as Senior Scientist

Hilario Murua, Ph.D. — Fish Population Dynamics, Assessment and Management Expert — Joins Organization’s Science Staff

The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) is pleased to announce the addition of Hilario Murua, Ph.D., to its science staff in the position of Senior Scientist. Dr. Murua will work with an international team of scientists facilitating the long-term sustainable use of global tuna fisheries,…

E News 27 June 2019

Featured Content NGO Advocacy: 100% Observer Coverage ISSF has joined a group of leading environmental NGOs in launching a petition urging tuna RFMOs to require 100% observer coverage – human and/or electronic – on industrial tuna fishing vessels. Supporters of sustainable fishing can read and…

ISSF to IOTC: Listen to Your Scientists, Take Immediate Steps to Protect Yellowfin

ISSF Position Statement Outlines Top Asks for Indian Ocean Tuna Commission

The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) published its position statement in advance of the 23rd Session of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) in Hyderabad, India, June 17-21.   ISSF’s highest priority item for IOTC is the adoption of an effective rebuilding plan for yellowfin…

What’s Fair Game on the High Seas?

Sonar Innovation Could Single Out Sustainable Tuna Species from Afar

Sustainability-driven new research could one day help tuna fisheries cast their nets more selectively, mitigating unintentional “bycatch” of undersized fish and off-limits species. The key development is an innovative application of electronic fish-finders like those commonly used by commercial tuna fleets. A multinational research team…