E News 14 May 2020

Featured Content A new comprehensive ISSF technical report summarizes activities carried out by ISSF with the support of the U.N. FAO GEF Common Oceans Tuna Project to reduce the impact of the structure of Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs) on the ecosystem and move towards the global use of biodegradable FADs. These…

ISSF Skipper Workshops Reached Record-High Number of Tuna Fishers in 2017

New report shows International Seafood Sustainability Foundation reaches close to 800 fleet participants in 10 countries

The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) Skippers’ Workshop program marked its most successful year on record in 2017, reaching 794 participants, with tuna purse-seine skippers (457) and crew (238) comprising the majority (88 percent) of attendees. Other workshop participants included vessel owners and officials. Since…