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Industry Update: MSC and New England Aquarium developing bycatch mitigation and information tool

Nov 20, 2014

The MSC and New England Aquarium are seeking feedback for an online Bycatch Information Exchange tool.

Prince Edward Island lobster trap fishery achieves MSC certification

Nov 17, 2014

Lobster from the PEI lobster trap fishery is now eligible to carry the blue MSC ecolabel.

Northeastern Tropical Pacific purse seine tuna fishery steps forward for MSC’s robust assessment process

Nov 06, 2014

The Northeastern Tropical Pacific purse seine yellowfin and skipjack tuna fishery is voluntarily entering MSC assessment.

Indian clam fishery pioneers sustainability

Nov 05, 2014

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

Commitment to sustainable seafood doubles in Northern Ireland

Nov 04, 2014

NIPSG Irish Sea-Atlantic mackerel, west of Scotland herring and North Sea herring fisheries have entered into Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) full assessment.

JSC "Arkhangelsk Trawl Fleet" of the Russian North enters MSC assessment

Oct 31, 2014

The Arkhangelsk Trawl Fleet (ATF),one of the oldest companies in the north of European Russia has entered its cod and haddock fishery into MSC assessment

New fisheries certified, re-certified and in assessment

Oct 30, 2014

Since our last newsletter in June, two fisheries were certified, one was re-certified and two entered full assessment in the Americas region.

First herring fishery in Canada achieves MSC certification

Oct 09, 2014

Atlantic herring purse seine fishery attains certification against the MSC standard.

Marine Stewardship Council publishes updated fisheries standard

Oct 01, 2014

Updated standard for MSC certification to apply from 1st April 2015.