Artículos en la categoría: Blog

The 2023 SAC meeting is an opportunity to get IATTC ship-shape for harvest strategies now, and those to come

May 11, 2023

Next week, IATTC’s Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) will convene for its 14th annual meeting to discuss and finalize scientific recommendations to the upcoming Commission meeting where measures can be adopted. 

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On World Tuna Day 2023, all eyes are on the Indian Ocean

May 2, 2023

On May 2nd, World Tuna Day celebrates the day in 2016 that governments around the world publicly agreed on the need to manage tuna stocks sustainably, emphasizing the importance of conservation management.

Read more partners with FAO to advance harvest strategies for tuna fisheries

April 17, 2023

The Ocean Foundation just signed a 4-year agreement with the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to produce a series of educational and outreach materials on harvest strategies.

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New Kid on the Block: What does the new BBNJ agreement mean for RFMOs and harvest strategies?

April 6, 2023

The treaty is a momentous step not only for the future of MPAs, but also for the RFMOs we frequently work with as the entry of a second form of conservation policy in managing marine resources on the High Seas.  So we can’t help but wonder; How will different stakeholders in RFMO fisheries respond to the treaty?  What are the implications for RFMOs and international fisheries at large?  And ultimately, will the BBNJ treaty and RFMOs get along, or might they stand in each other’s way?

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Poor catches of north Pacific saury show the need for a harvest strategy

March 31, 2023

Rebuilding Pacific saury, an important food source in several nations that is overfished and experiencing overfishing, is a priority for the North Pacific Fisheries Commission (NPFC)…During its annual meeting last week, it was evident that a full harvest strategy, also called a management procedure, will be essential for NPFC to achieve that goal.

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Who Gets a Slice of the Pie? Harvest Strategy Implementation in the Indian Ocean

March 16, 2023

IOTC has been negotiating allocation arrangements among members since 2011. The Technical Committee on Allocation Criteria (TCAC) is scheduled to meet for the 12th time later this year, with sadly little to show for its more than a decade of work, given how contentious allocation debates can be.

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For 2023 – is there a more impressive word than ‘monumental’?

January 17, 2023

Our last blog was titled, “2022 was a monumental year for harvest strategies, 2023 could be even better”.  And I wouldn’t be surprised if it left you wondering how such an amazing year for fisheries could be bested.

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Annual wrap up – 2022 was a monumental year for harvest strategies, 2023 could be even better

December 23, 2022

2022 has been a landmark year for international tuna fisheries conservation.

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Voices from the Pacific: New Video Makes Case for Harvest Strategies in the WCPO

December 12, 2022 is proud to release a new video featuring eight prominent players from the world’s largest tuna fishery in the western and central Pacific Ocean (WCPO).

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WCPFC adopts management procedure for skipjack but more to do next year

December 9, 2022

Fishery managers in the western and central Pacific adopted a management procedure (MP) for skipjack tuna – the largest tuna fishery in the world – on the final day of their annual meeting in Da Nang, Vietnam.

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