13 May 2021 E News

UPDATED: ISSF Technical Reports on RFMO Best Practices A series of ISSF technical reports analyze and evaluate key elements of fisheries management at tuna RFMOs—from authorized vessel lists to RFMO compliance assessment processes. Updated to reflect 2020 outcomes, each report: describes the practice or policy…

6 May 2021 E News

New Conservation Measure Aimed at Rebuilding Yellowfin Tuna in Indian Ocean Measure for ISSF Participating Companies Highlighted in Position Statement for June 2021 IOTC Annual Meeting ISSF announced a new ISSF conservation measure (CM) requiring its participating companies to reduce annual sourcing of Indian Ocean…

29 April 2021 E News

Transparency Matters ISSF Continues to Be an Open Platform for Information and Accountability “In my 35 years as a fisheries scientist and policy expert, I’ve come to believe that every discussion somehow revolves around transparency. In science, for example, what information underlies our analyses? In…

22 April 2021 E News

Staying the Course Highlights 2020 Accomplishments for Sustainable Tuna Fisheries Complementary Compliance Report Shows 99.4% Participating Seafood Company Conformance Rate with Science-Based Conservation Measures   ISSF released its 2020 annual report today, titled Staying the Course, which presents the organization’s tuna-fishery sustainability achievements during an unprecedented…