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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...

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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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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

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.

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