Marine Stewardship Council Scales Up Fund to Help End Overfishing

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has announced an ambitious goal to mobilise US$100 million to help safeguard the ocean and sustainable seafood supplies over the next decade. The announcement marks a significant expansion of the MSC’s Ocean Stewardship Fund which aims to end overfishing.

Bering Sea Snow Crab Deemed ‘Overfished’

After a sudden decline in the stock last year, federal managers have officially designated Bering Sea snow crab as overfished and are working on a plan to rebuild the stock.

Department of Commerce Announces 2021 Appointments to the Regional Fishery Management Councils

June 29, 2021 NOAA Fisheries

The Secretary of Commerce announces the appointment of 31 new and returning members of the eight regional fishery management councils.

MSC: World Missing Out on Nutrition for 72 Million Due to Overfishing

January 12, 2021 Marine Stewardship Council

The Marine Stewardship Council says the world is missing out on enough protein to meet the yearly needs of 72 million people, because not all fisheries have been sustainably managed [1].

Mediterranean and Black Sea Fisheries are Turning the Corner on Overexploitation

After decades of increasing human pressures on the Mediterranean and Black Sea marine ecosystems and fisheries resources, the latest data suggest that a corner is finally being turned on overexploitation of the region’s vital fish stocks.