Eastern Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Fishery Set to Become First to Gain MSC-Certification as Sustainable

A Japanese longline fishery is set to become the first bluefin tuna fishery to achieve certification to the Marine Stewardship Council’s global standard for sustainable fishing.

Walmart, Major Retailers Call for Governments to Ensure Sustainably-Produced Tuna during COVID-19

The Sustainable Fisheries Partnership and more than 50 retailers, brands and seafood companies*, including Walmart, Publix, Nestle, Carrefour and Tesco, today called on the United States, European Union and approximately 45 governments to implement electronic monitoring in tuna fisheries to protect workers and ensure fishing continues to be sustainable.

Sharks and Tuna Will Be the Focus of UMaine Research Grant

October 10, 2019 Mainebiz

Commercially valuable tuna, swordfish, sharks and other “highly migratory species” will be the focus of research to be conducted by a consortium that includes the University of Maine.