E News 23 May 2019

Featured Story BLOG: Research Insights to Help Protect Sharks and Mobulid Rays in Tuna Fisheries “At-sea cruises provide good stepping stones for further work and remind us that improving fishing practices is an iterative process.” In a new blog for ISSF, Dr. Melanie Hutchison, a

E News 9 May 2019

Featured Story Tuna Experts Mark 10 Years of Collaboration, Come Together for Workshop on Mitigation of Environmental Impacts of Tuna Fisheries  ISSF and the Common Oceans ABNJ Tuna Project co-sponsored the Mitigating Environmental Impacts of Tropical Tuna Purse Seine Fisheries workshop, held at the Food and Agriculture Organization of

Tuna Experts Mark 10 Years of Collaboration, Come Together for Workshop on Mitigation of Environmental Impacts of Tropical Tuna Purse Seine Fisheries

ISSF and the Common Oceans ABNJ Tuna Project Co-sponsored Six Sessions Focused on Bycatch and Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs)

The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) and the Common Oceans ABNJ Tuna Project co-sponsored the Mitigating Environmental Impacts of Tropical Tuna Purse Seine Fisheries workshop, held at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations’ (FAO) Headquarters in Rome, on 12-13 March 2019. The

Research Insights to Help Protect Sharks and Mobulid Rays in Tuna Fisheries

By Dr. Melanie Hutchinson 2018 was another busy year for ISSF’s scientific field teams conducting shark bycatch and tuna research in three oceans. In the Atlantic Ocean, for example, researchers from the University of Hawaii, AZTI in Spain, and the University of Rondônia in Brazil

E News 2 May 2019

World Tuna Day and a “Decade of Discovery” World Tuna Day celebrates tuna as an essential resource in global economic development, employment, nutrition and food security. Today marks the eighth World Tuna Day ISSF has celebrated in our organization’s history, and it is a noteworthy opportunity

E News 25 April 2019

Featured Story ISSF Participating Tuna Company Compliance Report Shows 98.5 Percent Conformance with Foundation Conservation Measures ISSF released its ISSF Annual Conservation Measures & Commitments Compliance Report, which shows a 98.5 percent conformance rate by 25 ISSF participating companies with all 27 ISSF conservation measures

ISSF Participating Tuna Company Compliance Report Shows 98.5 Percent Conformance with Foundation Conservation Measures

Annual ISSF Participating Company Compliance Report Details Conformance by 25 Companies with 27 Foundation Conservation Measures

The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) has released its ISSF Annual Conservation Measures & Commitments Compliance Report, which shows a 98.5 percent conformance rate by 25 ISSF participating companies with all 27 ISSF conservation measures in effect in 2018, the audit period. Many of the

ISSF Welcomes Fisheries, Policy and Conservation Experts to Board of Directors

Dr. Rohan Currey, Dr. Martin Tsamenyi and Dr. Giuseppe Di Carlo join International Seafood Sustainability Foundation Board

The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) announced today three Board of Directors appointments: fisheries scientist Dr. Rohan Currey of the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC); “Law of the Sea” scholar and fisheries law policy expert Dr. Martin Tsamenyi of the Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources

86% of Global Tuna Catch Continues to Come from Stocks at Healthy Levels, But Some Stocks Remain Overfished

Updated ISSF Report Rates State of Tuna Stocks Worldwide

Of the total tuna catch, 86% came from stocks at “healthy” levels — an unchanged share since last reported in October 2018 — according to the March 2019 International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) Status of the Stocks report. Skipjack tuna stocks — which remain at