Tuna is one of the world’s most popular seafoods and one of the most economically valuable. In some countries tuna is the main source of protein. Many livelihoods, particularly in island nations, depend on tuna fishing.
In 2021/22 the total global MSC certified sustainable tuna catch reached a record of nearly 2 million tonnes, compared to less than 1 million tonnes in 2017/18.
Here we celebrate the popular and versatile fish and give you everything you need to know about tuna.
World’s most important tuna stocks at risk
The sustainability of tuna stocks in the Western Central Pacific Ocean will be at risk if governments fail to implement protective management measures.
Dr Rohan Currey answers some of the most pertinent questions about the new Standard's implications for tuna.
Tuna recipes from Bart van OlphenTasty tuna recipes from Dutch chef and founder of sustainable seafood brand, Fish Tales.
Tuna storiesAs demand for tuna continues to increase, more tuna fisheries are improving their practices. This means more tuna fisheries are becoming MSC certified. We want to tell the stories of those fishers who are bringing sustainable tuna to our tables.
Tuna fishing after the tsunami
How one man's vision brought a sustainable future to Japan's devastated Tōhoku region.
PNA tuna - Small islands, big opportunities
The island nations of the central Pacific don't have much land. But they have an awful lot of ocean - and a precious resource within it.
Pole and line tuna fishing in the Maldives
How ancient techniques and modern management are joining forces to safeguard skipjack – and the communities who rely on it.