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Report highlights tuna industry efforts, but also inaction in some fisheries

WORLDWIDE
Tuesday, June 30, 2015, 03:40 (GMT + 9)

The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) has released its annual report, which outlines progress and achievements for tuna sustainability in 2014 and lays out the various needs for continuous improvement of global tuna fisheries through collaboration and advocacy. The report, titled Driving Change through Collaboration, also emphasizes efforts to encourage industry engagement, including efforts by ISSF participating companies to comply with ISSF conservation measures and commitments. “Important steps were taken in 2014 to help ensure the longevity of tuna stocks and the greater marine ecosystem, but we also saw inaction in some fisheries that could have distressing impacts on stocks down the road,” said ISSF President Susan Jackson. “In order for ISSF to continue to work towards its mission and encourage better management, we&r... FULL STORY

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