E News 12 November 2019

Featured Content New ISSF Conservation Measure to Bolster FAD Management across Global Tuna Fisheries Nearly 30 Seafood Companies to Commit to Purchase Only from Vessels Following Best Practices for FAD Management ISSF today announced the adoption of a new conservation measure requiring that fishing vessels…

ISSF Announces New Conservation Measure to Bolster Fish Aggregating Device (FAD) Management across Global Tuna Fisheries

Nearly 30 Seafood Companies to Commit to Purchase Only from Vessels Following Best Practices for FAD Management

The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) today announced the adoption of a new conservation measure requiring that fishing vessels have publicly available fish aggregation device (FAD) management policies to comply with ISSF supply-chain recommendations for marine ecosystem health. These policies must be in line with…

E News 31 October 2019

Featured Content NEW BLOG: Protecting Tropical Tunas in Atlantic Ocean Fisheries In the Atlantic Ocean region, managers will soon have the opportunity to improve the sustainability of their tropical tuna fisheries. And given the inaction at last year’s meeting of the International Commission for the…

E News 24 October 2019

Featured Content NEW Status of the Stocks Of the total commercial tuna catch worldwide, 81% came from stocks at “healthy” levels of abundance, according to the October 2019 ISSF Status of the Stocks report. In addition, 15% of the total tuna catch was from overfished stocks,…

81% of Global Tuna Catch Comes from Stocks at Healthy Levels, While 15% Require Stronger Management

Updated ISSF Report Rates State of Tuna Stocks Worldwide

Of the total commercial tuna catch worldwide, 81% came from stocks at “healthy” levels of abundance, according to the October 2019 International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) Status of the Stocks report. In addition, 15% of the total tuna catch was from overfished stocks, and 4% was…

E News 17 October 2019

Featured Content ISSF has released its 2019 position statement for the annual meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT), taking place November 18-25 in Spain. Our Top Asks for ICCAT in 2019 1 Adopt stock-specific tuna management measures that are…

E News 10 October 2019

‘6 lessons for converting adversaries into allies’ PLUS Explore tuna stock health through the years    Featured Content GreenBiz Op-ed: ‘6 lessons for converting adversaries into allies’ Ecosystems and the industries they feed: In the long term, can they coexist, let alone thrive together? We…

E News 25 September 2019

Featured Content New Non-Entangling & Biodegradable FADs Guide for Fishers, RFMOs, Governments, Vessel Owners ISSF has published a best-practices guide — based on years of ISSF scientific research and fleet collaboration worldwide, including at skippers workshops — to help tuna fishers accelerate their use of…