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Small is beautiful but big is certified 

2020-06-15T14:04:10+00:00May 4th, 2020|Categories: Allgemein|

A new paper published by Frederic Le Manach (Bloom), Jennifer Jacquet (New York University), Megan Bailey (Dalhousie University), Charlène Jouanneau (Consultant), and Claire Nouvian (Bloom) reveals substantial gaps between the reality on the water and the image MSC wants to [...]

At the Deep End of the Lockdown (Sunday Times)

2020-05-07T12:29:08+00:00April 26th, 2020|Categories: Allgemein|

The suspension of certain fisheries controls on the high seas during lockdown will compromise the protection of marine species in the future. In an attempt to protect fishing crew and coastal communities during COVID-19, there has been widespread relaxation of [...]

MSC Siegel: Mehr Schein als Sein! (Unterwasser)

2020-05-07T12:29:38+00:00April 12th, 2020|Categories: Allgemein|

Many people trust that the fish they buy with the MSC blue label are sustainably caught and that destructive fishing methods, high levels of bycatch, dolphin encirclement, or even illegal finning of sharks are excluded. In reality, many fisheries are [...]

Western Pacific tuna fleet asks PNA to operate without observers as pandemic hits (Undercurrent News)

2020-04-21T08:59:10+00:00March 26th, 2020|Categories: Allgemein|

PNA has not explained how it will continue its MSC operations without any observers - 100% observer coverage is required to verify free-school catches and to ensure compliance with the shark finning ban. https://www.undercurrentnews.com/2020/03/26/western-pacific-tuna-fleet-asks-pna-to-operate-without-observers-as-pandemic-hits/

WPSTA Western and Central Pacific skipjack and yellowfin free-school purse seine – expected audit for scope extension to include FADs

2020-04-21T09:01:13+00:00March 25th, 2020|Categories: Allgemein|

The draft assessment report is now available for commenting. Stakeholders who want to submit comments should contact SCS Global service no later than 5pm GMT, 25 May 2020. WPSTA Western and Central Pacific skipjack and yellowfin free-school purse seine assessment documents. The [...]