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Skansen – Sweden’s first MSC certified zoo

May 12, 2015

The seals at Skansen zoo in Sweden are now fed herring with the MSC ecolabel, sourced from sustainable fisheries.

Western Australia rock lobster celebrates 15 sustainable years and strengthens ties with Asia

May 01, 2015

World’s first MSC certified fishery celebrates 15 years of sustainability. Increased ties with export market China, where certified seafood demand is growing.

First ever Chinese fishery achieves MSC certification

Apr 22, 2015

Scallop fishery, Zoneco - formerly known as Zhangzidao - is the first Chinese fishery to be MSC certified, recognising its sustainability and good management.

Ocean leaders on track to achieve nine million tonnes of MSC sustainable seafood

Apr 22, 2015

MSC presents new figures at the Global Commercial Update meeting during Seafood Expo Global 2015.

Spanish students win MSC scholarship award for fisheries science

Mar 16, 2015

Two PhD students from Spain have won this year’s MSC scholarship for fisheries science. They will receive up to £4,000 to support research projects in 2015.

Marine Stewardship Council names Marin Hawk as Fisheries Manager

Mar 10, 2015

Washington, D.C.-based Hawk leads MSC outreach for U.S. Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico fisheries.

Hilton Singapore Leads the Way in Asia with Sustainable Seafood Offerings in Dining

Mar 03, 2015

Hilton Singapore is the first hotel in Asia to be certified by MSC and ASC for serving certified sustainable seafood dishes.

New seafood traceability standard caters to restaurants, fishmongers and fresh fish counters

Feb 20, 2015

The updated MSC Chain of Custody Standard improves auditing process for over 2,800 organisations.

Marine Stewardship Council appoints Brian Perkins as Regional Director for the Americas

Jan 14, 2015

Perkins will open a regional headquarters in Washington D.C. and oversee Program Directors in the United States, Canada and Latin America

French retail giant Carrefour sponsors producers' organisation for assessment of its sole fishery

Nov 27, 2014

Carrefour, is offering its financial support to FROM Nord to encourage the Eastern Channel and North Sea sole fishery to begin an MSC assessment.