Category Archives: Discards / Bycatch

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…

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

‘CRITICAL Improvements needed’: 66 eNGOs & academics write to MSC Chairman to highlight “key flaws in the MSC Standard”

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NZ Minister of Fisheries decision to ensure that Southern Squid Trawl Fishery activity does not threaten overall population of sea lions

Continue reading NZ Minister of Fisheries decision to ensure that Southern Squid Trawl Fishery activity does not threaten overall population of sea lions

‘Our Fish’ Charshly criticises Norway-EU fishing agreement on fishing limits for shared stocks in 2018: “allowance of continued overfishing in the North Sea and Skagerrak”

Continue reading ‘Our Fish’ Charshly criticises Norway-EU fishing agreement on fishing limits for shared stocks in 2018: “allowance of continued overfishing in the North Sea and Skagerrak”

COMPLIANCE with the reformed Common Fisheries Policy’s Landing Obligation is almost non-existent in the Baltic Sea – Our Fish campaign report

Continue reading COMPLIANCE with the reformed Common Fisheries Policy’s Landing Obligation is almost non-existent in the Baltic Sea – Our Fish campaign report

‘NON transparent…’ U.S. NOAA calls for “erroneous” WFF-funded paper “to be retracted from Marine Policy”: “Distorting information & disparaging U.S. fisheries…”

Continue reading ‘NON transparent…’ U.S. NOAA calls for “erroneous” WFF-funded paper “to be retracted from Marine Policy”: “Distorting information & disparaging U.S. fisheries…”

TESCO caught making misleading “100%” pole and line tuna sustainability claim by #OnTheHook campaign

Continue reading TESCO caught making misleading “100%” pole and line tuna sustainability claim by #OnTheHook campaign

“MSC is disappointed to see these misleading and false claims and strongly rejects the accusation of duping consumers” re. #OnTheHook

Continue reading “MSC is disappointed to see these misleading and false claims and strongly rejects the accusation of duping consumers” re. #OnTheHook

“MSC are betraying the trust of consumers and duping them into purchasing what they believe is truly sustainable tuna”; New Campaign criticises MSC “monopoly”

Continue reading “MSC are betraying the trust of consumers and duping them into purchasing what they believe is truly sustainable tuna”; New Campaign criticises MSC “monopoly”

Of MMPA & LOFF: US authorities have started documenting wildlife interactions & bycatches in all foreign fisheries, including all salmon aquaculture industries

Continue reading Of MMPA & LOFF: US authorities have started documenting wildlife interactions & bycatches in all foreign fisheries, including all salmon aquaculture industries

WWF “deeply concerned” over imminent MSC certification of Mexican tuna fishery; Impacts on depleted dolphin populations

Continue reading WWF “deeply concerned” over imminent MSC certification of Mexican tuna fishery; Impacts on depleted dolphin populations

~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

THAI Union “Going digital for sustainability”; Testing scalable platforms for electronic Catch Data and Traceability (eCDT) systems

Continue reading THAI Union “Going digital for sustainability”; Testing scalable platforms for electronic Catch Data and Traceability (eCDT) systems

BYCATCH reduction: Project Trawlight’ nets Young’s Foodservice coveted Footprint Award

Continue reading BYCATCH reduction: Project Trawlight’ nets Young’s Foodservice coveted Footprint Award

DOLPHINS following shrimp trawlers cluster in social groups; “Risky behaviors… are not the same and should not be treated as comparable”

Continue reading DOLPHINS following shrimp trawlers cluster in social groups; “Risky behaviors… are not the same and should not be treated as comparable”

FISHERY bycatch “rapidly driving Mexico’s vaquita to extinction”; illegal fishing targets species highly prized in China

Continue reading FISHERY bycatch “rapidly driving Mexico’s vaquita to extinction”; illegal fishing targets species highly prized in China