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Healthy oceans

The oceans support thousands of amazing species and are vital for human life and livelihoods. Today, sustainable fishing helps to protect our oceans for the future.

The oceans today

Well managed and sustainable fishing is essential for healthy oceans, livelihoods and economies worldwide. Our oceans are under more pressure than ever from human and environmental impacts.

Fishers' stories

Does MSC certification make a difference? See what MSC certified sustainable fisheries have to say...

Get involved!

You can contribute to the positive impact of the MSC program, find out how...

Be part of the solution

Together we can make a positive difference. Find out about our solution for sustainable seafood.

MSC's impact

Find out how our seafood partners are helping to shift seafood markets towards sustainability.

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Skoll Foundation Crowdrise Challenge

Support the MSC to help change the ways our oceans are fished. Your support can be doubled through a crowdsourcing challenge sponsored by the Skoll Foundation.

Ecolabels make a difference

Buy MSC-labelled products to know you are making a difference. Your purchase rewards fisheries that support healthy marine environments for today and tomorrow.

Latest news

Vast majority of British consumers expect retailers and restaurants to provide sustainable seafood options: survey

Nov 13, 2014

New independent research shows that the vast majority of British consumers expect sustainable options for fish products.

New research shows increasing appetite for sustainable seafood

Nov 11, 2014

New research shows that consumers are increasingly looking for fish products from a sustainable source, and that ecolabels give credibility to these claims.

Indian clam fishery pioneers sustainability

Nov 05, 2014

Ashtamudi fishery attracts global recognition for developing world fishery’s efforts to protect stocks

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