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November 3, 2021
The International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) will hold its 27th Regular Meeting of the Commission on 15-23 November, the first Commission meeting since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Last year’s annual meeting was canceled, and all vital ICCAT business was conducted entirely over email, which made substantive decision-making nearly impossible […]Read more
October 28, 2021
On October 13-15, the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) held three successful ‘Ambassador Webinars’ to explain and gather support for the Atlantic bluefin tuna Management Strategy Evaluation (MSE) process. Each webinar was offered in either English, French, or Spanish, providing a forum for stakeholders from across the world to have substantive […]Read more
October 12, 2021
Certified tuna fisheries in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean (WCPO) could be suspended without urgent action by the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC). That warning was issued by The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) in a July 2021 announcement. Industry stakeholders in the WCPO need the WCPFC to adopt precautionary, science-based harvest strategies […]Read more
August 26, 2021
Image details: Introduction to Management Strategy Evaluation Training Course group photo – Credit: ICES, 2021 This week, the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) is demonstrating their commitment to harvest strategy capacity building by hosting a training course, titled “Introduction to Management Strategy Evaluation” (MSE). Expert scientists in the field of MSE are instructing the […]Read more
August 12, 2021
In light of the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, policymakers and fishermen alike were forced to adapt to a different world, both on the water and in the negotiation room. Regardless of this challenge, the work towards the development of harvest strategies in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean (WCPO) has continued with the […]Read more
July 29, 2021
This EU-focused factsheet on the benefits of harvest strategies to European scientists, stakeholders, and managers is now available in 1 additional language: Spanish! Estrategias de captura: la gestión pesquera del siglo XXIRead more