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Feb 06, 2009
MSC is seeking stakeholder input on three sets of documents. Consultation open until 20 March 2009.
Feb 03, 2009
A decade ago, the first fisheries entered assessment.
Jan 29, 2009
Alaska’s pollock fishery are beginning the reassessment process required for continuing certification under the MSC program.
Jan 22, 2009
The number of seafood products around the world carrying the MSC ecolabel reached 2,000 and is continuing to grow rapidly.
Jan 22, 2009
The Scottish Pelagic Sustainability Group's mackerel fishery was awarded MSC certification today marking it as a sustainable and well-managed fishery.
Jan 16, 2009
The Sian Ka’an and Banco Chinchorro Biosphere Reserves’ spiny lobster fishery has entered full assessment for Marine Stewardship Council certification. This small, near-shore fishery on the coast of Quintana Roo in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula captures Caribbean spiny lobster (Panuliris argus) though free-diving methods using casitas cubanas in exclusive access parcels, and by hand in the reefs.
Barents Sea cod and haddock fisheries in cooperation with Ocean Trawlers Group enter MSC full assessment
Jan 14, 2009
The Barents Sea cod and haddock fisheries in cooperation with Ocean Trawlers Group have entered full assessment with a view to certification under the Marine Stewardship Council standard for sustainable and well-managed fisheries.
Dec 24, 2008
The Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) Asia Pacific office welcomed a new member to its team today, Bill Holden. Mr Holden, who joins the MSC staff as the new Pacific Fisheries Manager has a commercial fishing background, extensive experience in fisheries extension work and is the director of a tuna fishing company based in the Kingdom of Tonga.