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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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The MSC Fisheries Standard 3.0: New but perhaps not improved

December 6, 2022

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has provided the leading set of sustainability standards for the seafood industry for more than 20 years.  At the end of October, it officially rolled out the latest version –  Fisheries Standard, version 3.0.

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At this year’s WCPFC meeting, be thankful for skipjack tuna

November 22, 2022

After years of investment and intense scientific analysis, a harvest strategy (or management procedure) could finally be adopted next week at the annual meeting of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC).

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Breaking News: Applauds ICCAT For Adoption of Management Procedure for Atlantic Bluefin Tuna

November 21, 2022

Gathered today in Vale do Lobo, Portugal, the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) adopted a comprehensive management procedure (MP) for Atlantic bluefin tuna, its most iconic species.

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No time to delay, markets should push for Harvest Strategy adoption

November 10, 2022

Regional Fisheries Management Organizations (RFMOs) meet every year to make management decisions for some of the world’s most commercially important fisheries. Species such as skipjack, yellowfin and albacore tuna make up staple products on shelves in markets across the globe. Protecting these stocks and ensuring a stability and predictability of supply is not only good for the planet but also the bottom line.

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ICCAT 2022 is one of the most important fisheries meetings in recent memory

November 10, 2022

Next week, parties and observers to the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) will meet along the southern coast of Portugal for what may be one of the most exciting annual meetings in the organization’s history. 

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