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Sustainable bluefin tuna? Not so fast!

2020-07-07T11:18:28+00:00May 27th, 2020|Categories: Allgemein|

For decades bluefin tuna fisheries have drawn widespread global criticism for corruption, mismanagement, lack of transparency, bad science, and use of destructive gear. And yet, in early June, the MSC might certify as sustainable what appears to be, at first [...]

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 [...]