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…

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…

E News 2 August 2018

NEW! ISSF Asks for IATTC ISSF has published its position statement in advance of the 93rd meeting of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) August 24-30. Out top asks for IATTC in 2018 are: Develop harvest strategies for all key tuna species. Strengthen monitoring, control and surveillance…

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…

E News 23 March 2017

NEW! 83 Sign onto Joint Appeal to Tuna RFMOs A diverse, global group of  commercial and non-profit organizations is joining the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation’s call for immediate RFMO action on top priorities for sustainable tuna fisheries — developing harvest strategies as well as strengthening…