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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

Fisheries leaders set their sights on a more sustainable future for African oceans

Oct 16, 2014

Fisheries leaders from across government, NGOs and industry have gathered in Cape Town, South Africa to discuss solutions to over fishing.

New Chairman for MSC Developing World Working Group

Oct 15, 2014

The Marine Stewardship Council’s Developing World Working Group has appointed Professor Eyiwunmi Augustine Falaye as its new chairperson.

New study assesses progress towards international biodiversity targets

Oct 03, 2014

A new study reveals that additional efforts are needed to reach an internationally agreed set of biodiversity targets by 2020.

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