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First perch fishery from Russia enters MSC assessment

Jul 18, 2014

Businesses join together to enter small scale Russian freshwater fishery for assessment to global sustainability standard.

MSC to announce new Fisheries Standard in October 2014

Jun 27, 2014

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is now in the final two months of a two year review of its fisheries standard

Better knowledge of fishing gear is key to minimising sea bed impacts

Jun 10, 2014

MSC Science Series volume 2 publishes a review on best practices in measuring, managing and mitigating benthic impacts of fishing.

MSC Standards Director, Dr. David Agnew, speaks at UW School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences

Jun 06, 2014

On May 21, MSC’s Standards Director, Dr. David Agnew, spoke to students, faculty, scientists, and members of the seafood industry in Seattle.

MSC welcomes New Zealand orange roughy’s brave move to enter assessment

May 30, 2014

Three New Zealand orange roughy fisheries have entered into the lengthy, rigorous assessment process against the world’s leading fishing sustainability standard

MSC awards two new student fishery research scholarships

May 20, 2014

MSC scholarship projects will cover seafood value chain analysis and bycatch reduction device

MSC launches latest figures showing economic and environmental benefits of certification

May 08, 2014

The MSC announced latest market figures at the Seafood Expo Global 2014, demonstrating the commitments partners are making to the program.

The Eastern Channel and North Sea herring French fishery enters MSC evaluation

May 06, 2014

The Eastern Channel and North Sea herring French fishery, one of the largest fisheries in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais and Haute Normandie enters MSC evaluation.

Pre-MSC fisheries take the spotlight at MSC Developing World Fisheries Conference 2014

Apr 29, 2014

MSC discusses fishery improvements with organisations, including The International Pole and Line Foundation, The Nature Conservancy, Greenpeace, USAID and UND.

Industry update: MSC to develop sustainable seaweed standard

Apr 11, 2014

The MSC is expanding its sustainability standard beyond wild-capture fish and invertebrate fisheries for the first time.