Category Archives: Islands / Countries

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…

SUSTAINABLE crop certification “could do more to help world’s poorest farmers”; 84,853 certs covering >1 million farms mapped

Continue reading SUSTAINABLE crop certification “could do more to help world’s poorest farmers”; 84,853 certs covering >1 million farms mapped

METABARCODING: ‘A few samples of seawater filtered for DNA fragments provided evidence for more sharks than observed during thousands of dive surveys’…

Continue reading METABARCODING: ‘A few samples of seawater filtered for DNA fragments provided evidence for more sharks than observed during thousands of dive surveys’…

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…

SEAFOOD Watch launches Seafood Slavery Risk Tool with SFP & Liberty Asia; Aims to help businesses identify human rights abuses

Continue reading SEAFOOD Watch launches Seafood Slavery Risk Tool with SFP & Liberty Asia; Aims to help businesses identify human rights abuses

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

“PACIFIC Island countries could lose 50-80% of fish in local waters under climate change” – Nippon Foundation-Nereus Program study

Continue reading “PACIFIC Island countries could lose 50-80% of fish in local waters under climate change” – Nippon Foundation-Nereus Program study

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

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

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

SMALL-scale fisheries are no “relics of a bygone age”: New study maps policy dilemmas affecting those who provide most of the fish we eat

Continue reading SMALL-scale fisheries are no “relics of a bygone age”: New study maps policy dilemmas affecting those who provide most of the fish we eat

“UNSUSTAINABLE fishing rates and practices continue”; WWF urges governments to agree on long-term Eastern Pacific tuna conservation & management measures

Continue reading “UNSUSTAINABLE fishing rates and practices continue”; WWF urges governments to agree on long-term Eastern Pacific tuna conservation & management measures

FIJI commits to have 75% of all longline vessels MSC-certified: “establishing a promising momentum as a forward-thinking nation”

Continue reading FIJI commits to have 75% of all longline vessels MSC-certified: “establishing a promising momentum as a forward-thinking nation”

MSC welcomes research calling for global solutions to overfishing; MSC focussed on playing its part in achieving SDG14

Continue reading MSC welcomes research calling for global solutions to overfishing; MSC focussed on playing its part in achieving SDG14

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

IUU fish fight: EC lists Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the Comoros as non-cooperating; issues warning for Liberia (world’s #2 shipping registry)

Continue reading IUU fish fight: EC lists Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the Comoros as non-cooperating; issues warning for Liberia (world’s #2 shipping registry)

INDIAN Ocean tuna industry-led Fishery Improvement Project (FIP): 17 organisations working towards MSC standard

Continue reading INDIAN Ocean tuna industry-led Fishery Improvement Project (FIP): 17 organisations working towards MSC standard

FAD management… 83 organizations, firms, retailers, NGOs worldwide urge RFMOs to make “better progress” in 6 tuna fishing policy areas

Continue reading FAD management… 83 organizations, firms, retailers, NGOs worldwide urge RFMOs to make “better progress” in 6 tuna fishing policy areas

108 million people in world face severe food insecurity – “situation worsening” – New global report on food crises offers benchmark for action needed

Continue reading 108 million people in world face severe food insecurity – “situation worsening” – New global report on food crises offers benchmark for action needed