Read more about the article Korean first: Dongwon achieves MSC certification
Dongwon’s tropical Pacific yellowfin and skipjack free school purse seine fishery is a first for South Korea. Image: Dongwon Industries

Korean first: Dongwon achieves MSC certification

The first South Korean-owned fishery has achieved certification to the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) international standard for sustainable fishing as Dongwon’s tropical Pacific yellowfin and skipjack free school purse seine…

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Read more about the article ‘Really cool’: Queensland youth learn about Tuna Australia’s conservation work
Tuna Australia Program Manager Phil Ravanello speaking with Ocean Youth students. Photo by Lidia Davidovics Smith

‘Really cool’: Queensland youth learn about Tuna Australia’s conservation work

High school students from across South-East Queensland have had their eyes opened to Tuna Australia’s work to conserve and protect tuna fisheries across Australia as programme manager Phil Ravanello recently…

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Read more about the article ISSF Releases New Non-Entangling and Biodegradable FADs Guide
The ISSF The ISSF Non-Entangling and Biodegradable FADs Guide lays out best practice in FAD design using biodegradable materials

ISSF Releases New Non-Entangling and Biodegradable FADs Guide

Aimed at fishermen, RFMOs, governments and vessel owners, the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) has published a best-practices guide – based on years of ISSF scientific research and fleet collaboration…

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Read more about the article New programme manager to boost Tuna Australia’s advocacy efforts
Tuna Australia’s new programme manager Phil Ravanello, cruising the Mooloolaba canals. Image: Tuna Australia

New programme manager to boost Tuna Australia’s advocacy efforts

Phil Ravanello this week joined the Tuna Australia team as programme manager, providing a significant boost to the organisation’s efforts to add further value to the longline tuna industry. ‘The…

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Read more about the article ISSF’s 2019 snapshot of tuna purse seine fleets
 The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) has issued an updated snapshot of large-scale tuna purse seine fishing fleets report as of June 2019

ISSF’s 2019 snapshot of tuna purse seine fleets

The total number of large purse seine vessels, calculated based on data from the five tuna RFMOs, has dropped from 1871 in 2018 to 1843 today, mainly due to the removal…

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Read more about the article French artisanal bluefin tuna fishery gets sustainability label
Sète fishing co-operative Sathoan has been awarded a Pêche Durable sustainability award for 15 boats fishing for bluefin tuna. Image: Stéphane Jacquot / agriculture.gouv.fr

French artisanal bluefin tuna fishery gets sustainability label

The award of the Pêche Durable sustainability label to the bluefin fishery pursued by a group of fishermen from Sète is a first and is the culmination of a long…

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Read more about the article Tri Marine sells tuna business
Tri Marine operates coastal and deep sea purse seiners and pole-and-line vessels. Image: Tri Marine

Tri Marine sells tuna business

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One of the world’s leading sustainable tuna supply companies has announced the sale of its global tuna supply business to its longtime partner, Bolton Group. Bolton Group has held significant…

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