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Transparent Accountability Across Tuna Fisheries
This report reviewed ISSF’s continued global collaborations, marine research projects, and advocacy efforts to identify and promote best practices in tuna and ocean conservation with fishers, tuna companies, and RFMOs. The report also covers ISSF’s activities with environmental nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), scientific agencies, and more.Press enter to go to this resource, Transparent Accountability Across Tuna Fisheries
Seychelles’ 2020 FiTI Report
The 2020 FiTI Report highlights that Seychelles has made significant progress towards increasing transparency around the way its marine fisheries sector is being managed. Including: a summary of fisheries tenure arrangements for each of Seychelles’ fisheries in an easy to comprehend FAQ format, an online registry of large-scale fishing vessels licensed to fish in Seychelles’…Press enter to go to this resource, Seychelles' 2020 FiTI Report
- Peer Reviewed Article
Revealing global risks of labor abuse and illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing
This research applied a multi-method approach, combining new empirical data with satellite information on fishing activities and vessel characteristics to map risks of labor abuse and IUU fishing, understand their relationships, and identify major drivers. Through the survey, experts assessed 792 ports and identified that more than 41% of these ports were associated with labor…Press enter to go to this resource, Revealing global risks of labor abuse and illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing
ICES Working Group on Technology Integration for Fishery-Dependent Data
This report examines electronic technologies and applications developed to support fisheries-dependent data collection, both on shore and at sea, including electronic reporting (ER), electronic monitoring (EM), positional data systems, and observer data collection.Press enter to go to this resource, ICES Working Group on Technology Integration for Fishery-Dependent Data
Who Controls the Distant Water Squid Fishing Fleet?
This report presents the results of the analysis of the publicly available Automatic Identification System (AIS) conducted by C4ADS. The analyzed data involves distant water fishing (DWF) vessels targeting jumbo flying squid in the Southeast Pacific Ocean. This analysis used AIS signals emitted by fishing vessels AIS signals in the region between 2015 and 2020…Press enter to go to this resource, Who Controls the Distant Water Squid Fishing Fleet?
- SALT Feature
U.S. Retail Traceability Trends
Drawing from FishWise’s nearly 20 years of experience and feedback provided by U.S. retailers, this document outlines how seafood traceability in the U.S. has changed over time and how retailers have responded to this evolving landscape. It will culminate with insights for the future of traceability and what may lie ahead for retailers.Press enter to go to this resource, U.S. Retail Traceability Trends
- Case Study
Business Commitments to Sustainable Seafood: Success Stories and Lessons Learned
This paper includes a collection of case studies detailing the successes of industry and NGO partnerships. These case studies demonstrate the importance of sustainable seafood commitments and mutually beneficial relationships resulting in the sourcing of more responsible seafood options in supermarkets. Each example outlines activities, provides key lessons learned, and highlights transferable experiences.Press enter to go to this resource, Business Commitments to Sustainable Seafood: Success Stories and Lessons Learned
- Guidance Document
The FiTI Standard provides governments, the fishing industry (both large-scale and small-scale), and civil society with a comprehensive and credible way to achieve and maintain high levels of transparency on the management of the marine fisheries sector and the activities of fishers and fishing companies.Press enter to go to this resource, FiTI Standard
Reeling In Abuse: How Conservation Tools Can Help Combat Forced Labor Imports in the Seafood Industry
This report includes recommendations to develop proactive, evidence-based strategies to enable better analysis of forced labor risks (and IUU risks more broadly) and deploy enforcement tools by expansion and better use of SIMP data.Press enter to go to this resource, Reeling In Abuse: How Conservation Tools Can Help Combat Forced Labor Imports in the Seafood Industry