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    MSC standard changes a 'missed opportunity'

    2022-06-15T08:41:00Z

    NGOs caution MSC over ambiguous certification standard warning its reputation is under threat

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    Sustainable fishing gear survey

    2022-06-13T08:49:00Z

    A survey of French and English fishermen has found the majority are ready to embrace more sustainable fishing gear

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    NAPA sustainable fisheries plea

    2022-06-10T12:50:00Z

    Concern that major brands are moving away from Atlantic mackerel prompts NAPA to urge governments to act on sustainable fisheries

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    Norwegian export surge

    2022-06-06T09:22:00Z

    May was the second highest month ever for Norwegian seafood exports thanks to increased global food prices

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    Irish post-Brexit funding

    2022-06-06T09:19:00Z

    A new €25 million government scheme will support Ireland’s Blue Economy post-Brexit

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    Rügen Fisch closes Lübeck

    2022-05-26T13:04:00Z

    Thai Union subsidiary Hawesta to close Lübeck plant and transfer operations to Sassnitz

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    Suing ​EU-UK fishing limits

    2022-05-24T14:48:00Z

    Lawyers have begun legal action over the unsustainable fishing limits that were agreed between the EU and the UK for 2022

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    Seafood scheme opens

    2022-05-23T09:00:00Z

    Applications are open for a relaunched scheme to support England’s seafood sector

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    West Africa IUU fishing pact

    2022-05-23T08:57:00Z

    Efforts to combat IUU fishing off the coast of West Africa are being strengthened with a number of key partnerships

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    Seafood trade war fears

    2022-05-20T12:06:00Z

    Trade body boss fears that UK government proposals to change the Northern Ireland Protocol will put the UK and EU’s relationship under strain

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    IUU fishing risk tool

    2022-05-18T11:11:00Z

    Artificial intelligence is being put to use in the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing

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    Fishers' wellbeing support

    2022-05-16T08:24:00Z

    Australia is to expand its mental health support programme for commercial fishers with 50 new hubs across the country

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    ISSF urges action on tuna

    2022-05-11T11:27:00Z

    ISSF includes improved yellowfin and skipjack management, strengthened FAD management measures and more among top asks at IOTC annual meeting

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    Atlantic quota dispute

    2022-05-11T11:23:00Z

    Unilateral decision making on quotas is putting key Northeast Atlantic pelagic stocks at risk

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    Tuna management slammed

    2022-05-09T12:32:00Z

    Four Indian Ocean countries are jointly calling for balanced and proportionate tuna catch reductions in IOTC

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    Russian action wanted

    2022-04-26T12:09:00Z

    There are calls for the European Commission to act on Russian trawlers fishing in a shared zone between the UK and the Faroes

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    ‘Plastic neutral’ fishery

    2022-04-25T12:12:00Z

    Ghost gear retrieval competition sees a pole-and-line fishery net 875 times more gear than it lost

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    IFAD funds Haiti project

    2022-04-13T08:59:00Z

    IFAD-funded project to protect the environment in Haiti by improving farmers’ and fishermen’s livelihoods

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    EU tuna sector advocacy

    2022-04-13T08:03:00Z

    A newly founded group will advocate for the rights of tuna fishers across the EU

  • Birdlife International says bycatch from fishing is killing Europe’s seabirds in huge and unsustainable numbers
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    Accelerating bycatch action

    2022-04-12T11:13:00Z

    A new global initiative will mobilise major retailers to reduce the bycatch of sharks, marine mammals and seabirds