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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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Harvest strategies at COP27: for food security, biodiversity, and a healthy ocean

November 7, 2022

From November 6th to 18th, the world will convene at the UNFCCC’s 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27) along the shores of the Red Sea in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. Here, we cover how harvest strategies are a valuable tool for climate change adaptation and why it’s important they receive attention at the upcoming meeting.

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The Ocean Foundation and FAO launch groundbreaking knowledge hub for fisheries management

November 2, 2022 is clearinghouse of information on development and implementation of harvest strategies

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Blog invité: La « Stratégie de Pêche » une dernière innovation pour la gestion de pêche.

October 4, 2022

La gestion traditionnelle des ressources halieutiques est un processus en deux étapes : i) les scientifiques évaluent les stocks par différents modèles numériques, ii) puis les gestionnaires de la pêche gèrent les pêcheries par des quotas ou des fermetures spatio-temporelles. Mais, les évaluations des stocks, sont souvent accompagnées d’incertitudes en raison des données incomplètes sur l’éco- biologie et la dynamique de l’espèce, sur la pêcherie et sur les variabilités océanographiques et climatiques.

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Open letter seeks to steer the world’s largest tuna fishery from delaying one of the best opportunities to safeguard its future

September 28, 2022

In global politics, it’s easy for the world’s largest economic powers to crowd the room and dominate the discussion. But within the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC),

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New Animation Celebrates the Remarkable Story of the Southern Bluefin Tuna

September 16, 2022

A new animation was just released about one of the bright spots in marine conservation, and part of the blueprint for a sustainable future.

In 2011, an international team of fisheries scientists published the first standardized, global assessment of tunas and billfishes, revealing the worrisome futures these animals faced from fishing around the world. Leading the trend, of the 61 species they analyzed, the Southern bluefin tuna was singled out as the most endangered […]

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Guest Blog: Harvest strategies for depleted herring stock deserve stronger political will

September 14, 2022

Atlantic herring are important to the ocean ecosystem and economy on Canada’s East Coast. However, the largest stock in the area, officially known as the 4VWX Southwest Nova Scotia/Bay of Fundy Spawning component, has shown worrying declines for many years. Historic landings […]

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