E News 22 November 2017

WWF Magazine Highlights ISSF FAD Research The new issue of World Wildlife Magazine spotlights ISSF’s ongoing efforts to help “create a better FAD” — including, most recently, to design and test biodegradable fish aggregating devices (FADs) that can break down over time rather than exacerbate

E News 16 November 2017

ISSF on IUU An infographic reviews the global impact of IUU fishing activities, and what ISSF is doing to help combat it. View now   IUU Resource Roundup ISSF is pleased to review resources available on the topic of combatting IUU activities. From best practices

E News 9 November 2017

NEW: A preview of priorities for Atlantic Ocean tuna fisheries As ISSF prepares for another ICCAT annual meeting, to ensure the long-term sustainability of Atlantic Ocean tuna stocks, we are advocating not only for the adoption of science-based conservation and management measures, but also for

E News 2 November 2017

Updated Status of the Stocks Shows Tuna Stock Abundance, Fishing Mortality Improvements Latest data shows 78% of global tuna catch from stocks at “healthy” levels Of the total tuna catch, 78% comes from stocks at “healthy” levels, an increase of 2% since last reported, according

E News 26 October 2017

New ISSF Conservation Measure Aims to Expand Industry Commitment to More than 20 Science-based Conservation Measures Aimed at Sustainable Tuna Fisheries Seafood processors, traders, and marketers can accelerate the path to globally sustainable tuna fisheries by purchasing many of their tuna products from suppliers that

E News 6 July 2017

READ: Experts Share Research & Results Biodegradable FADs in Marine Science Today FADs are often crafted from durable materials like PVC pipe, nylon nets and synthetic rope. Materials from lost or abandoned FADs eventually disperse, sink or wash ashore. As a result, researchers have documented

E News 20 April 2017

In Case You Missed It ISSF Conservation Measures & Commitments Compliance Report ISSF’s Update to ISSF Conservation Measures & Commitments Compliance Report shows a conformance rate of 95.6 percent by 25 ISSF participating companies as of October 31, 2016, across all 20 measures then in

E News 13 April 2017

NEWS! New ISSF Participating Company Indonesian company PT Bali Maya Permai is the latest seafood company to participate in the conservation efforts of ISSF. ISSF participating companies work with the Foundation to advocate for improved tuna fishery management, fund scientific advancements through research and expert

E News 6 April 2017

REPORT: Advances in Use of Entanglement-Reducing FADs Early drifting FAD designs used large-meshed purse seine net in their floating and submerged components. Unintentional entanglement of sharks, primarily silky sharks, and to a lower degree turtles has been observed in this type of drifting FAD. Since

E News 30 March 2017

NEW! Indian Ocean Tuna Management Workshop Members from Indian Ocean coastal states gathered in Colombo, Sri Lanka recently to develop their understanding of the precautionary approach, management procedures and management strategy evaluation (MSE). ISSF was pleased to lend its scientific expertise to the workshop that