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.
Seafood certification – must do better According to a review published by the BirdLife International Marine Programme earlier this year, being certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) does not guarantee that a fishery is addressing the bycatch of marine [...]
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.
Norwegian catch of herring in the Skagerrak was 6,459 metric tons in 2018. Herring caught in Skagerrak, Kattegat and Western Baltic areas have lost Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certificate due to depleting stocks of west Baltic spring-spawning herring. Last June, [...]
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) [...]
Public Statement from Human Rights and Environmental Organizations: MSC's Revised Chain of Custody Certification Fails to Adequately Address Forced Labor and Child Labor in Seafood Supply Chains https://laborrights.org/publications/public-statement-mscs-revised-chain-custody-certification