E News 29 October 2020

Featured News Seafood Companies to Commit to Measure Requiring Publicly Available Policy Addressing Social Issues throughout the Tuna Supply Chain ISSF today announced the adoption of a new conservation measure requiring ISSF participating companies to develop and publish a public social and labor standards and/or…

E News 1 October 2020

Featured Webinars ISSF President Susan Jackson wrote in the Foundation’s 2019 annual report Commitment and Collaboration, “The ISSF team has long appreciated that solving environmental problems means reaching across continents in the spirit of goodwill to share scientific information and resources, learn from each other’s…

Becoming Certified: How Tropical Tuna Purse-Seine and Longline Fisheries Can Achieve MSC Standards

ISSF Reports Provide Best Practices for Tuna Purse Seine and Longline Fisheries Engaged in Fishery Improvement Projects (FIPs) in Pursuit of MSC Certification

The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) has updated two comprehensive reports that share recommendations for both purse seine and longline fisheries pursuing Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification. ISSF 2020-11: Recommended Best Practices for Tropical Tuna Purse Seine Fisheries in Transition to MSC Certification, with an…

Sharing Best-Practice: IPNLF & ISSF Launch First Practical Reference Guide for Pole-and-Line Fishing

A new guidebook detailing science-based best-practices for maximising catch value and also minimising the environmental impacts of these fisheries is today jointly published by and the International Pole & Line Foundation (IPNLF) and the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF). The Skippers’ Guidebook to Pole-and-Line Fishing…

Marine Scientists Study Shark and Ray Bycatch, Test Mitigation Measures Aboard Working Tuna Fishing Vessel

Research report updated with results of latest research in Eastern Atlantic Ocean; compendium chronicles 20 ISSF cruises or experiments from 2011-2018

Findings from recent at-sea research in the Eastern Atlantic Ocean on tuna fisheries bycatch and related mitigation measures are the latest addition to ISSF’s updated Compendium of At-Sea Bycatch Mitigation Research Activities. As the Compendium reports, ISSF’s most recent research cruise aimed to: Conduct tests…

Content about ISSF-recommended best practices for RFMOs, vessels, fishers and others