The Year in Tuna Sustainability: Some Celebrations, Some Disappointments

Many Points on the Horizon Are Looking Much Brighter, But Regulators, Industry Remain Adrift in Challenging Seas.

One of the biggest fish in Silicon Valley, Elon Musk, stirs up turbulence with just about everything he says. But, as I reviewed 2019’s record of progress in tuna sustainability, one of his comments came back to me, calm and clear. “I’m learning patience,” he…

Improved Monitoring, Reduced Fishing Pressure and Strengthened FAD Management Needed for Sustainable Eastern Pacific Ocean Tuna Fisheries

ISSF Lists Priorities for Upcoming Annual Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) Meeting

The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) released its position statement in for the 94th Meeting of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) in Bilbao, Spain, from July 22-26, 2019. “The Commission took some important steps last year, including the adoption of a technical definition for…

Strengthened FAD Management, Improved MCS and Harvest Strategies Top Conservation Group’s “Asks” for Sustainable Eastern Pacific Ocean Tuna Fisheries

ISSF lists priorities for upcoming annual Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission meeting

The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) released its position statement in advance of the 93rd Meeting of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) in San Diego, CA, USA, from August 24-30, 2018. As top priorities, ISSF urges IATTC to: Develop harvest strategies for all key…

Prioridades para las pesquerías de atún del Pacífico oriental

La Comisión Interamericana del Atún Tropical (CIAT) se prepara para la 89 reunión de la Comisión, la cual se celebrará en Guayaquil (Ecuador) del 22 de junio al 3 de julio de 2015, y nuestra coalición tiene una lista de cosas que nos gustaría que las naciones miembro hicieran realidad. El lector puede descargar aquí nuestra declaración de posición o desplazarse por este blog interactivo, repleto de enlaces y recursos de utilidad, para informarse acerca de los asuntos de mayor importancia relacionados con la reunión.

Priorities for Eastern Pacific Tuna Fisheries

The Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) is getting ready to meet for the 89th meeting of the Commission from June 22 to July 3, 2015 in Guayaquil, Ecuador, and our coalition has a list of things we would like to see member nations accomplish.