American Consumers Changing Grocery Shopping Habits Due to Environmental Concerns

October 5, 2022 Marine Stewardship Council

New findings released by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) show that people are increasingly changing their diets for environmental reasons as concerns over climate change grow. Following a summer of life-threatening heat waves, extreme storms, unprecedented flooding, and other weather events exacerbated by climate change, some shoppers are taking control of their impact on the environment through their food choices. 

MSC: Urgent Government Action Needed to Protect Vital Pelagic Fish Stocks in the North-East Atlantic

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is calling for urgent action as ecologically and economically vital pelagic fish stocks in the North East Atlantic continues to be overexploited due to years of failure by governments to agree catch quotas in a way which safeguards their future. 

On The Hook Consultation Reveals Major Concerns About Performance of Marine Stewardship Council Ecolabel

September 30, 2022 On The Hook

The results of an online consultation run by the On The Hook campaign provide evidence of the scale of stakeholder concerns about the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) ecolabelling scheme.

Hawaii Longline Fishery Achieves Global Sustainability Certification

September 12, 2022 Hawaii Longline Association

The Hawaii Longline Association’s (HLA) swordfish (Xiphias gladius), bigeye (Thunnus obesus), and yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) fishery has achieved certification for sustainable fishing practices, the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) announced today. The fishery is the first Hawaii fishery to enter the MSC program.

Marine Stewardship Council Appoints New Director to Lead US Program

US strategy and position MSC as a leader in the sustainable seafood movement. Condon will step into this role effective August 1.