Category Archives: Tuna (Wild)

EC lifts “yellow card” from Thailand for its actions against illegal fishing; Thailand plays a central role in the international supply chain for fisheries products

Continue reading EC lifts “yellow card” from Thailand for its actions against illegal fishing; Thailand plays a central role in the international supply chain for fisheries products

FISH Welfare: “Are we wrong to assume fish can’t feel pain?”… “Fish feel pain because we refuse to”

Continue reading FISH Welfare: “Are we wrong to assume fish can’t feel pain?”… “Fish feel pain because we refuse to”

MSC certification of “Echebastar” Fishery: “WWF is [still] most concerned…” Objections were all dismissed & WWF doesn’t recommend these MSC-cert tunas…

Continue reading MSC certification of “Echebastar” Fishery: “WWF is [still] most concerned…” Objections were all dismissed & WWF doesn’t recommend these MSC-cert tunas…

THAI Union addresses world leaders on combating modern slavery at United Nations General Assembly

Continue reading THAI Union addresses world leaders on combating modern slavery at United Nations General Assembly

CERTIFIED? Local Fish Isn’t Always Local… Sea to Table “reiterates unwavering commitment to sustainable seafood

Continue reading CERTIFIED? Local Fish Isn’t Always Local… Sea to Table “reiterates unwavering commitment to sustainable seafood

THAI Union completes 3rd party audit on Thai fishing vessels: Lack of policies covering child labour & of copy of contracts, retention of documents “common practice”

Continue reading THAI Union completes 3rd party audit on Thai fishing vessels: Lack of policies covering child labour & of copy of contracts, retention of documents “common practice”

SEACHOICE new online resource “lets Canadians compare seafood retailers for sustainability”: Of transparency, commitments & achievements

Continue reading SEACHOICE new online resource “lets Canadians compare seafood retailers for sustainability”: Of transparency, commitments & achievements

World’s#1 tuna firm Thai Union releases GRI G4-indexed 2017 Sustainability Report 

Continue reading World’s#1 tuna firm Thai Union releases GRI G4-indexed 2017 Sustainability Report 

Bluefin tuna season 2018: EU determined to maintain control standards & guarantee recovery trend in eastern bluefin tuna stock; “Constant surveillance” needed

Continue reading Bluefin tuna season 2018: EU determined to maintain control standards & guarantee recovery trend in eastern bluefin tuna stock; “Constant surveillance” needed

SFP, Greenpeace, Birdlife International &TNC report highlights threatened species bycatch issues in global longline tuna fishing, urges action

Continue reading SFP, Greenpeace, Birdlife International &TNC report highlights threatened species bycatch issues in global longline tuna fishing, urges action

STILL On The Hook… “Momentum for reform in the MSC has become unstoppable”; Campaign keeps pushing for “wholly, rather than partial” MSC-certification of fisheries

Continue reading STILL On The Hook… “Momentum for reform in the MSC has become unstoppable”; Campaign keeps pushing for “wholly, rather than partial” MSC-certification of fisheries

MSC process transparent & scientifically robust, encourages stakeholder input – MSC responds to critics; “We stand by the credibility of our program”

Continue reading MSC process transparent & scientifically robust, encourages stakeholder input – MSC responds to critics; “We stand by the credibility of our program”

“AUSTRALIANS were deceived by some environmentalists who conjured a conspiracy theory that foreign fishing vessels were about to arrive en masse”… – AFMA CEO

Continue reading “AUSTRALIANS were deceived by some environmentalists who conjured a conspiracy theory that foreign fishing vessels were about to arrive en masse”… – AFMA CEO

MSC CEO & team (‘but not Board’… invited [or summoned?] to attend in January) meet with UK Parliamentarians & members of On The Hook campaign

Continue reading MSC CEO & team (‘but not Board’… invited [or summoned?] to attend in January) meet with UK Parliamentarians & members of On The Hook campaign

EUROPECHE regrets the Recommendations adopted by ICCAT on Bluefin tuna; Accuses EC of failure to reach balanced agreement re. 2018 TAC in Med

Continue reading EUROPECHE regrets the Recommendations adopted by ICCAT on Bluefin tuna; Accuses EC of failure to reach balanced agreement re. 2018 TAC in Med

“EU leads the way to sustainable fisheries”; But EC regrets that EU’s ICCAT proposal to move towards a more long-term management plan was postponed

Continue reading “EU leads the way to sustainable fisheries”; But EC regrets that EU’s ICCAT proposal to move towards a more long-term management plan was postponed

BRITISH MPs urge the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) to review its Standard; MSC is “UK registered, UK based, charity so we are right to hold it to account”

Continue reading BRITISH MPs urge the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) to review its Standard; MSC is “UK registered, UK based, charity so we are right to hold it to account”