Category Archives: Pacific islands

REMOTE sensing & new real-time dataset: The global footprint of fisheries “so big it can be seen from space. Really” – Study

Continue reading REMOTE sensing & new real-time dataset: The global footprint of fisheries “so big it can be seen from space. Really” – Study

88 reported unprovoked shark attacks and five fatalities worldwide; UF reports 2017 as “average year”; One attack in England…

Continue reading 88 reported unprovoked shark attacks and five fatalities worldwide; UF reports 2017 as “average year”; One attack in England…

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

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”

ANTHROPOGENIC impacts: human noise pollution in Hawaiian waters along Kona Coast may cost dolphins their sleep

Continue reading ANTHROPOGENIC impacts: human noise pollution in Hawaiian waters along Kona Coast may cost dolphins their sleep

WORDING… Dutch Advertising Code Committee finds that Princes is “misleading consumers” with some of tuna cans sustainability claims

Continue reading WORDING… Dutch Advertising Code Committee finds that Princes is “misleading consumers” with some of tuna cans sustainability claims

“DON’T eat reef fish”: Of Ecotourism, reef fish consumption, climate change, benefits, trade-offs & adaptation strategies in Palau

Continue reading “DON’T eat reef fish”: Of Ecotourism, reef fish consumption, climate change, benefits, trade-offs & adaptation strategies in Palau

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”

OSLO meeting: Attention turns to implementation at first Meeting of Parties on Port State Measures Agreement; #SDG14

Continue reading OSLO meeting: Attention turns to implementation at first Meeting of Parties on Port State Measures Agreement; #SDG14

“COMPLETE Failure of Fisheries Commission to Save Pacific Bluefin Tuna but Lifeline for Fisheries Observers” – WWF ‘gravely concerned’

Continue reading “COMPLETE Failure of Fisheries Commission to Save Pacific Bluefin Tuna but Lifeline for Fisheries Observers” – WWF ‘gravely concerned’

NEW 13-year study tracks effects of changing ocean temperature on phytoplankton; “Synechococcus and other phytoplankton are sentinels”

Continue reading NEW 13-year study tracks effects of changing ocean temperature on phytoplankton; “Synechococcus and other phytoplankton are sentinels”

MELANESIA’s Ocean “worth half a trillion USD but under pressure”; ‘much larger part than previously understood’ – WWF

Continue reading MELANESIA’s Ocean “worth half a trillion USD but under pressure”; ‘much larger part than previously understood’ – WWF

“MORE retailers and brands are choosing to use the MSC label to communicate their commitment to sustainability” – MSC CEO

Continue reading “MORE retailers and brands are choosing to use the MSC label to communicate their commitment to sustainability” – MSC CEO

Pacifical’s MSC-certified tuna now available at IKEA Spain; IKEA’s food business worth in excess of €1.7 billion

Continue reading Pacifical’s MSC-certified tuna now available at IKEA Spain; IKEA’s food business worth in excess of €1.7 billion

‘ETHICALLY-aware’ Princes expands MSC certified ranges & “fully committed to the quality, integrity and long-term sustainability of seafood”

Continue reading ‘ETHICALLY-aware’ Princes expands MSC certified ranges & “fully committed to the quality, integrity and long-term sustainability of seafood”

FUTURE fisheries can expect $10-billion revenue loss p.a. if climate change continues unchecked

Continue reading FUTURE fisheries can expect $10-billion revenue loss p.a. if climate change continues unchecked

PACIFICAL launches Social Guidelines for its MSC tuna fisheries; Aims to “safeguard the welfare of the over 5,000 crew members” onboard 300 vessels

Continue reading PACIFICAL launches Social Guidelines for its MSC tuna fisheries; Aims to “safeguard the welfare of the over 5,000 crew members” onboard 300 vessels