IPNLF Release Position Statement Ahead of ICCAT Annual Session

It is vital that progress is made on the sustainable management of Atlantic Ocean tuna stocks and ecosystems at ICCAT this year through decisive, precautionary action in line with scientific advice. 

IPNLF and the Maldives Ministry of Economic Development signed an MoU to Drive Social Improvements in their Fisheries

An important Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the International Pole and Line Foundation (IPNLF) Maldives and Ministry of Economic Development (MoED) to collaboratively enhance the protection of migrant workers, through worker voice and empowerment.

IPNLF Welcomes The Green Fish Company as its Newest Member

Established in 2022 and partnering with the artisanal fishers who form the St. Helena Commercial Fishermen’s Association, on the British South Atlantic territory of St. Helena Island, The Green Fish Company (TGFC) was born out of the desire to offer consumers a premium canned yellowfin tuna that is sustainably and ethically sourced, and British.

Achieving the World’s First “Plastic Neutral” Fishery in the Azores

The Azores pole-and-line fishery has become the worlds first ‘plastic neutral’ fishery! As part of an annual ghost gear removal competition project in 2021, the fleet have removed more plastic fishing gear from the ocean, by weight, than it lost on an annual basis.

International Pole and Line Foundation, Sea Delight and Prime Seafood Announce Fishery Improvement Project in Northeastern Brazil

The International Pole and Line Foundation (IPNLF), in collaboration with Sea Delight LLC and Prime Seafood, are excited to announce the launch of the Fishery Improvement Project (FIP) for a handline tuna fishery targeting yellowfin tuna in Brazil, driving greater sustainability in the sector. The FIP currently covers 87 vessels that supply Prime Seafood and are landing their catches in the ports of Ceara and Rio Grande do Norte State in northeastern Brazil.