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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.

Objection filed to proposed MSC certification of the SSLLC US North Atlantic swordfish longline fishery

Sep 30, 2014

A registered stakeholder has filed an objection to the outcome of an independent assessment.

Small pelagic fishery goes under the spotlight

Sep 25, 2014

Australia’s small pelagic fishery is going under the microscope to be measured against MSC's standard for sustainable fishing.

Portuguese Sardine Fishery update: suspension of MSC certification

Sep 22, 2014

MSC announced the suspension of the Portuguese sardine purse seine fishery after IFC withdrew the certification following the fourth surveillance audit report.

New reports reveal a turning tide for sustainable seafood

Sep 17, 2014

Reports show how seafood producers, retailers and consumers are helping to deliver improvements to the sustainability of ecosystems, fish stocks and livelihoods

New Zealand’s hake and ling join top 9% of world’s sustainable fisheries

Sep 16, 2014

New Zealand Hake and Ling fisheries become MSC certified. Join top 9% of world's sustainable fisheries.

Iceland Sustainable Fisheries saithe fishery is MSC certified

Sep 12, 2014

The fishery, which lands around 50,000 tonnes of saithe each year has been MSC certified as sustainable.

North Atlantic albacore fishery of Cantabrian fleets enters MSC full assessment

Sep 09, 2014

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has announced that the North Atlantic albacore fishery of Cantabrian fleets has initiated MSC full assessment