Category Archives: Deepwater Sp.

FISHING gear accounts for 27% of all beach litter: New European Commission proposal will tackle marine litter and “ghost fishing”

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ANTARCTICA: Two more IUU vessels arrested; Had been using African coastal ports as hideaways to avoid detection – COLTO

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MICROPLASTICS found in the stomachs of 73% of mesopelagic fish caught in the NW Atlantic; “one of the highest levels globally”

Continue reading MICROPLASTICS found in the stomachs of 73% of mesopelagic fish caught in the NW Atlantic; “one of the highest levels globally”

WALMART HQ ‘Sustainability Summit’: “Our goal is to build transparency and continuous improvement with the seafood supply chain”

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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”

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WILD fisheries landings decline (40% below their late 1980s peak) while aquaculture surges – New OECD report

Continue reading WILD fisheries landings decline (40% below their late 1980s peak) while aquaculture surges – New OECD report

PROVIDING greater transparency in seafood via retailers: Walmart US joins Ocean Disclosure Project

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EU coastal states representatives emphasise importance of fisheries in Brexit negotiations: “Futures of British and EU fishermen are inextricably linked”

Continue reading EU coastal states representatives emphasise importance of fisheries in Brexit negotiations: “Futures of British and EU fishermen are inextricably linked”

20 years on: over 400 fisheries engaged with the MSC; MSC celebrates its 20th anniversary with special Annual Report edition

Continue reading 20 years on: over 400 fisheries engaged with the MSC; MSC celebrates its 20th anniversary with special Annual Report edition

EUROPECHE showcases “sustainably caught seafood” in the European Parliament & hails “significant progress in achieving sustainable fisheries in the EU”

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SALT: New Alliance aims to “tackle illegal fishing by improving seafood supply chains”; U.S. AID & Foundations-funded

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EU fishing industry makes significant commitments to preserve and sustainably use ‘Our Oceans’

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SEACHOICE assesses “two of the most prominent eco-labels“ in Canada (MSC & ASC) and issues recommendations; ASC & MSC both respond

Continue reading SEACHOICE assesses “two of the most prominent eco-labels“ in Canada (MSC & ASC) and issues recommendations; ASC & MSC both respond

“TRANSPARENCY, third-party scrutiny and stakeholder consultation are central to the MSC’s values”; MSC seeks input in maintaining world leading standards

Continue reading “TRANSPARENCY, third-party scrutiny and stakeholder consultation are central to the MSC’s values”; MSC seeks input in maintaining world leading standards

ICELANDIC authorities reveal “inconsistency with previously published results”: Profitability in fishing and fish processing 2015 — Revised report

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~10% of the world’s total catch in the last decade was discarded due to poor fishing practices and inadequate management – UBC’s Sea Around Us

Continue reading ~10% of the world’s total catch in the last decade was discarded due to poor fishing practices and inadequate management – UBC’s Sea Around Us

SFP launches ‘Target 75’ initiative: Aiming to see 75% of world’s seafood produced in a sustainable manner, or demonstrating improvement toward sustainability by 2020

Continue reading SFP launches ‘Target 75’ initiative: Aiming to see 75% of world’s seafood produced in a sustainable manner, or demonstrating improvement toward sustainability by 2020