Year: 2021

5 Mar
2021

Source: The Guardian Indian Ocean states say EU pushing weakest conservation efforts for yellowfin tuna while EU ‘distant fleet’ hoovers up the most fish The EU has been accused of “hypocrisy and neocolonialism” for proposing insufficient measures to tackle overfishing of yellowfin tuna, while being the largest fisher of the prized species in the Indian […]

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5 Mar
2021

Source: SeafoodSource New research published by environmental law charity ClientEarth calls on European Union countries to urgently implement an online, union-wide system to track and prevent billions of dollars of illegally-caught fish from entering the market every year. Read more

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4 Mar
2021

Source: SeafoodSource Thai Union has committed to full transparency in its international tuna supply chain by 2025. The Bangkok, Thailand-based seafood company, which notched more than USD 4.1 billion (EUR 3.3 billion) in revenue in 2019, signed a partnership with The Nature Conservancy on Wednesday, 3 March, committing to full supply-chain transparency across its global […]

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3 Mar
2021

Source: Global Newswire President Biden Urged to Increase Transparency and Traceability of Seafood to Protect American Fishermen, Businesses, Consumers and Oceans Washington, DC, March 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, Oceana published a report making the case for expanding transparency and traceability to end illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing and seafood fraud. While the federal government […]

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23 Feb
2021

Source: The Pew Charitable Trusts Devices with better connection and features boost users’ peace of mind at sea The eastern Pacific Ocean is home to valuable tuna fisheries worth more than $5 billion each year.  These stocks are managed by the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC), which is responsible for ensuring the sustainable management of tunas and […]

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16 Feb
2021

Source: World Economic Forum Author: Jim Leape Illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing is putting fish stocks, human rights and marine ecosystems in peril. Defeating IUU fishing can only be achieved if industry and governments join forces to ensure IUU fishers cannot find buyers or land their catch. Seafood sector leaders have set out a […]

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9 Feb
2021

Source: FAO 8 February 2021, Rome – The 34th session of FAO’s Committee on Fisheries (COFI34) ended its week-long meeting on Friday with its Members endorsing the first-ever Declaration for Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture, urging stronger action to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, and stressing the importance of recovering from impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

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