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Canada’s largest herring fishery achieves MSC certification

Nov 29, 2016

The Canada 4VWX purse seine herring fishery in the Bay of Fundy area is the third and largest Canadian herring fishery to achieve MSC certification

Mexican fishery achieves sustainability certification for Southern Gulf of California Thread Herring

Nov 28, 2016

The Southern Gulf of California Thread Herring fishery has achieved certification to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Fisheries Standard.

MSC Announces 2nd Round of Funding for Global Fisheries Sustainability Fund

Nov 15, 2016

A second round of funding (GFSF) to support fishery science research and projects has been opened.

Assessment clarifies sustainability challenges for pulse trawl fisheries

Nov 10, 2016

Acoura Marine has published the MSC public comment draft report for the Netherlands sole and plaice pulse fishery.

Iceland enters wolfish, plaice, monkfish, tusk and blue ling into MSC assessment

Nov 01, 2016

Iceland Sustainable Fisheries (ISF), has entered the country’s wolfish, blue ling, plaice, monk and tusk fisheries for MSC assessment.

Japanese Tuna Fishery in Tsunami-hit region gets global recognition for sustainability

Oct 17, 2016

Meiho’s pole-and-line caught skipjack and albacore tuna can now carry the MSC label.

New report shows accelerated growth in the sustainable seafood supply chain

Oct 12, 2016

MSC certified catch has increased by 6% since 2014-15, while the MSC certified supply chain has climbed 16% reveals Annual Report.

Barents Sea cod, haddock and saithe fishery continues to prove its sustainability

Sep 20, 2016

The Barents Sea fishery of cod, haddock and saithe has been recertified against the world’s most robust standard for environmentally sustainable fishing.

Vietnam's Ben Tre hand gathered clam fishery proves it’s sustainable, again

Sep 19, 2016

The Ben Tre hand gathered clam fishery has been re-certified to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Fishery Standard as being sustainable and well managed

Russia’s remote Western Kamchatka salmon achieves MSC certification

Sep 15, 2016

The Russian VA-Delta Western Kamchatka salmon fishery has been certified to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Fisheries Standard.