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ISSF Position Statements Outline Priorities For Three Tuna RFMOs As They Prepare For Online Annual Meetings

Friday, 20 November 2020, 8:13 am | ISSF

The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) has published its position statements in advance of three regional fisheries management organization (RFMO) meetings this fall: the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic ... More >>

Newest ISSF Participating Tuna Company Compliance Report Shows 99.4% Conformance With ISSF Conservation Measures

Saturday, 7 November 2020, 8:56 am | International Seafood Sustainability Foundation

The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) has released its fifth annual Update to ISSF Conservation Measures & Commitments Compliance Report , which shows a conformance rate of 99.4 percent by 25 ISSF participating companies ... More >>

ISSF Announces First Conservation Measure Addressing Social And Labor Standards

Friday, 30 October 2020, 7:27 am | International Seafood Sustainability Foundation

The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (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 sourcing policy that applies to ... More >>

ISSF Launches Additional Tool For Transparency With New VOSI List

Friday, 23 October 2020, 6:30 am | International Seafood Sustainability Foundation

ISSF Launches Additional Tool for Transparency with New “Vessels in Other Sustainability Initiatives (VOSI)” List Searchable Database Identifies Vessels Fishing in a Marine Stewardship Council-Certified Tuna Fishery and/or Participating in a Tuna Fishery ... More >>

Researchers Work toward Bycatch Mitigation

Sunday, 4 May 2014, 2:02 pm | ISSF

Researchers Work toward Bycatch Mitigation amongst an Active Crew of Fishermen… and amongst the Sharks More >>

Researchers Study Behavior of Fish & Sharks

Wednesday, 22 May 2013, 11:07 am | International Seafood Sustainability Foundation

PAGO PAGO, AMERICAN SAMOA - 21 May 2012 -  A veteran group of scientists and fishers will embark on a weeks-long journey through the Pacific in search of better fishing practices, identifying techniques that reduce the potentially wasteful catch of unwanted ... More >>

Alejandro Anganuzzi Joins Tuna Sustainability Coalition

Friday, 17 May 2013, 10:33 am | International Seafood Sustainability Foundation

Mr. Anganuzzi brings nearly three decades of experience to International Seafood Sustainability Foundation's group of expert conservation representatives More >>

Indian Ocean Fishing: Non-Entangling FAD Design

Thursday, 2 May 2013, 11:35 am | International Seafood Sustainability Foundation

In advance of next week's Regular Session of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC), the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) is drawing attention to the need to protect tuna populations from overfishing; along with opportunities for ... More >>

Reference Points & Rules Tracked in New Global Tuna Report

Tuesday, 16 April 2013, 12:34 pm | International Seafood Sustainability Foundation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reference Points & Rules Tracked in New Global Tuna Report ISSF Releases Update on the Status of World Tuna Fisheries Washington, DC - 15 April 2013 - The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) released the latest ... More >>

Reference Points & Rules Tracked in New Global Tuna Report

Tuesday, 16 April 2013, 10:38 am | International Seafood Sustainability Foundation

The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) released the latest update to its Status of the World Fisheries for Tuna report today, and for the first time the analysis tracks the adoption of reference points and harvest control rules (HCRs) ... More >>

Report: how global tuna stocks stack up against MSC standard

Wednesday, 27 February 2013, 11:50 am | International Seafood Sustainability Foundation

Today the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) released a report assessing the status of global tuna stocks according to the methodology developed by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), one of the world's most widely recognized ... More >>

Call for Management Improvements Ahead of Meeting

Friday, 9 November 2012, 2:17 pm | International Seafood Sustainability Foundation

MEDIA ADVISORY Conservation Group Calls for Management Improvements ahead of Atlantic Tuna Meeting ISSF releases position statement for ICCAT 18th Special Meeting Washington, DC - 6 November 2012 -The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) ... More >>

Seafood Summit Media Briefing

Saturday, 8 September 2012, 2:44 pm | ISSF

ISSF President Susan Jackson Delivers Remarks During Seafood Summit Media Briefing Hong Kong – 7 September 2012 – Today International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) President Susan Jackson moderated a panel on Key Fishery Improvement Projects ... More >>

Anti-Shark Finning Measure for Tuna Fishing Vessel Owners

Friday, 7 September 2012, 4:21 pm | International Seafood Sustainability Foundation

Beginning today, the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) is calling on all tuna processors, traders and importers to refrain from transactions with vessels that carry out shark finning or with vessel owning companies that do not have a public ... More >>

Practicing Responsible Tuna Fishing

Friday, 7 September 2012, 11:17 am | International Seafood Sustainability Foundation

ISSF ships handheld technology to aid sustainability efforts 7 September 2012 – Today the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) announced the latest in handheld computing technology, equipped with newly designed applications, has ... More >>

Action to Address Excess Capacity in Tuna Fisheries

Tuesday, 12 June 2012, 4:20 pm | ISSF

8 June 2012 – The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) Board of Directors has adopted a conservation measure aimed at beginning to address excess fishing by the global large-scale tropical tuna purse seine fleets. The measure calls ... More >>

‘Electronic Eyes’ Monitor Tuna Fishing in Atlantic Ocean

Thursday, 16 February 2012, 9:58 am | ISSF

‘Electronic Eyes’ Monitor Tuna Fishing in Atlantic Ocean Trial Run Being Conducted Onboard Purse Seine Vessel 15 February 2012 – Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire – A Spanish purse seiner is the first tropical tuna vessel in the world to test the latest in ... More >>

Asian Alliance Joins Management of World’s Tuna Stocks

Wednesday, 7 December 2011, 5:26 pm | International Seafood Sustainability Foundation

Asian Alliance International Co., Ltd. is the latest tuna processor to become a participant in the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation, a coalition of industry, leading scientists and WWF, the world’s leading conservation organization, to improve ... More >>

Flawed Assessment of Pacific Tuna Fishery Seeking MSC Cert.

Tuesday, 29 November 2011, 4:02 pm | International Seafood Sustainability Foundation

An independent adjudicator has remanded the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)certification of the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) western and central Pacific skipjack tuna unassociated purse seine fishery, concluding the certifying body had not relied ... More >>

Independent Review Highlights Flaws in Assessment of Fishery

Tuesday, 29 November 2011, 1:36 pm | International Seafood Sustainability Foundation

An independent adjudicator has remanded the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification of the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) western and central Pacific skipjack tuna unassociated purse seine fishery , concluding the certifying body had not relied ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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