ISSF Strategic Plan released for tuna conservation

May 24, 2010 15:00

The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) is alerting journalists and stakeholders about the release of a 3-year Strategic Plan that focuses the organization's efforts in order to begin working towards the goals of creating sustainable tuna fisheries, reducing bycatch and protecting the world's oceans, reports with reference to ISSF.

ISSF's Strategic Plan has three distinct lines of approach - applied science, advocacy and direct market action. These approaches will be applied to six areas of focused effort - managing fishing capacity, mitigating bycatch, eradicating illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, expanding data support, advancing industry performance through monitoring, control and surveillance (MCS) and improving overall tuna stock health.

To read more about the ISSF Strategic Plan, click here.

The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation is a global partnership among scientists, the tuna industry and WWF, the world's leading conservation organization. ISSF's mission is to undertake science-based initiatives for the long-term conservation and sustainable use of tuna stocks, reducing bycatch and promoting ecosystem health.

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