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World Missing Out On Nutrition Due To Overfishing

Thursday, 7 January 2021, 6:21 am | Marine Stewardship Council

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) – an international non-profit on a mission to end overfishing – says the world is missing out on enough protein to meet the yearly needs of 72 million people, because not all fisheries have been sustainably ... More >>

NZ’s First Sustainable Seafood Week Reminds Kiwis To Play A Role In Protecting Our Oceans

Tuesday, 6 October 2020, 8:50 am | Marine Stewardship Council

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is launching New Zealand’s first-ever Sustainable Seafood Week to celebrate the leadership of MSC certified fisheries in Aotearoa while empowering Kiwis to choose sustainable seafood to ensure we have seafood for generations ... More >>

Top Chefs Join Youth Activist In Call For A ‘Big Blue Future’ This World Oceans Day

Monday, 8 June 2020, 8:05 am | Marine Stewardship Council

MasterChef winner Larissa Takchi and ocean youth activist Nicola Tsiolis have joined a global call by the Marine Stewardship Council to switch to sustainable seafood for a big blue future this World Oceans Day. Oceans contain up to 80 per cent of ... More >>

Correction From Marine Stewardship Council on Greenpeace NZ Press Release Published By Scoop

Monday, 11 May 2020, 1:03 pm | Marine Stewardship Council

Anne Gabriel, Programme Director, Oceania and Singapore at the Marine Stewardship Council: The paper published in Plos One referenced by Greenpeace NZ fails to consider the full breadth of the MSC’s work and the diversity of the fishing sector. The ... More >>

Seafood species maintain sustainability tick

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 4:50 pm | Marine Stewardship Council

New Zealand hoki, hake, ling & southern blue whiting fisheries achieve recertification These fisheries are all recertified without conditions for another 5 years Landmark third recertification for the New Zealand hoki fisheries, first certified in 2001 More >>

NZ'ers Choose Sustainable Seafood For Future Generations

Monday, 14 May 2018, 12:11 pm | Marine Stewardship Council

In a new study, 83 percent of New Zealand respondents reported they believe we need to protect fish so our children and grandchildren can enjoy seafood. The research was produced by independent body, Globescan, commissioned on behalf of NGO the Marine ... More >>

MSC process transparent and scientifically robust

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 7:51 pm | Marine Stewardship Council

MSC process transparent and scientifically robust, encourages stakeholder input 31 January 2018 New Zealand - The Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC ) vision is to keep our oceans teeming with life and to safeguard seafood supplies for future ... More >>

ASC and MSC release joint seaweed standard

Thursday, 23 November 2017, 2:13 pm | Marine Stewardship Council

Wednesday 22 November 2017 – Today the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) announced the launch of the ASC-MSC Seaweed Standard. More >>

Exmouth Gulf and Shark Bay prawns get the MSC blue tick

Monday, 26 October 2015, 12:00 pm | Marine Stewardship Council

Western Australia’s Exmouth Gulf and Shark Bay prawn fisheries have received the independent Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification for sustainable fishing. More >>

MSC sustainable seafood

Wednesday, 22 April 2015, 9:39 pm | Marine Stewardship Council

Brussels, 22 April 2015 – The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) today celebrated 15 years of MSC certified seafood and recognised the ‘leaders for living oceans’ that are driving growth and success in the sustainable seafood market. More >>

‘Free school’ set operations gain MSC certification.

Tuesday, 10 January 2012, 10:23 am | Marine Stewardship Council

The PNA Western & Central Pacific skipjack tuna fishery (PNA skipjack fishery) has had its purse seine fishing operations (see notes) targeting free schools of skipjack tuna certified as sustainable against the MSC environmental standard for sustainable ... More >>

NZ hoki fishery enters re-assessment for MSC certification

Wednesday, 16 November 2011, 5:34 pm | Marine Stewardship Council

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has welcomed a decision by the NZ hoki fishery to seek re-assessment under the MSC’s program for well-managed and sustainable fisheries. More >>

New Zealand albacore tuna fishery gains MSC certification

Monday, 6 June 2011, 1:44 pm | Marine Stewardship Council

The New Zealand albacore tuna fishery, managed by the Tuna Management Association (TMA), has been awarded Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification and products from this fishery may now bear the MSC ecolabel identifying them as coming from a ... More >>

Antarctic toothfish certified as sustainable

Friday, 19 November 2010, 2:01 pm | Marine Stewardship Council

The world’s leading programme for environmental certification of seafood has given Ross Sea Antarctic toothfish the green light. The fishery has met the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) independently-assessed standard for sustainable and well-managed ... More >>

500,000 MT Of Skipjack Tuna In MSC Assessment

Wednesday, 28 April 2010, 5:38 pm | Marine Stewardship Council

Up to 50% of all skipjack tuna caught in the Western and Central Pacific, which is managed by the eight states Parties to the Nauru Agreement will be assessed against the Marine Stewardship Council standard for well-managed and sustainable fisheries. More >>