An independent adjudicator has dismissed nearly all objections made against the certification of the Atlantic menhaden fishery by MSC. Omega Protein, the company seeking certification, in addition to Daybrook Fisheries, have begun filing for certification of the Gulf menhaden next. [...]
Certification will be effective until July 2022. Article: https://www.seafoodsource.com/news/environment-sustainability/msc-renews-certificate-for-pna-tuna-fishery
A new assessment has found North Sea cod to be at critically low levels and calls for catch to be reduced by two-thirds. MSC has stated that they will review these findings at the end of the month to determine [...]
The NGO hinted at withdrawal from French ecolabel Peche durable amid concerns over dangerous levels of tuna stocks. The future of WWF’s participation in the French ecolabel Peche durable is in doubt following the decision to award the label to a [...]
The release yesterday of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature's (IUCN's) assessment of giant guitarfish and wedgefish identifies these flattened sharks as the world's most threatened marine fish.
PRESS RELEASE – Marine Stewardship Council, 7 March 2019. A Chinese owned longline yellowfin and bigeye tuna fishery in the Federated States of Micronesia has achieved Marine Stewardship Council certification for its bigeye tuna catch.This is the first time that bigeye has been certified to the MSC’s globally recognised standard for sustainable fishing.
Cape Town – New data shows a continued decline in the number of shark finning incidents, according to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC). This was in response to the Department of Forestry and ... www.iol.co.za
South Africa fisheries official chimes in on MSC’s ‘inconsistent’ shark finning policy | Undercurrent News
Siphokhazi Ndudane, deputy director-general of fisheries management of DAFF, said the letter addresses the 'inconsistent manner in which the MSC standard is being applied with regards to shark ... www.undercurrentnews.com
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DAFF: DAFF Calls On Marine Stewardship Council To Urgently Address Shark Finning Issues – polity.org.za
The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) was one of 58 signatories to an anti-shark finning letter addressed to the CEO of the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) in April 2019. South Africa’s Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) [...]