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Healthy oceans

Oceans are essential to life on Earth. They also support the livelihoods of one tenth of people on the planet. 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!

Everyone 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.

Global Impacts

Find out how MSC certified fisheries and partners are restoring ocean health and changing markets.

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Latest news

Canadian herring gillnet fishery first in the world to achieve MSC certification

Nov 05, 2015

Canadian Fall herring is the first ever gillnet herring fishery to achieve MSC certification.

Exmouth Gulf and Shark Bay prawns get the MSC blue tick

Oct 26, 2015

Exmouth Gulf and Shark Bay prawns get the MSC blue tick MSC and WWF Australia media release

New report celebrates 15 years of certified sustainable seafood

Oct 13, 2015

The MSC Annual Report 2014-15 highlights the incredible sustainability achievements of fisheries and industry leaders around the world.

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