Feb 01, 2018
- Seafood Watch
The Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch program's Seafood Slavery Risk Tool produces a rating indicating the likelihood that human trafficking, forced labor and hazardous child labor are occurring on fishing boats in a specific fishery. Businesses can use the tool to identify seafood sourced from fisheries that have these issues and take steps to address them.
Sep 01, 2017
Pacific nations came together and agreed, for the first time, to recover the population of Pacific bluefin tuna to a sustainable level.
Court Decision Upholding U.S. Seafood Traceability Program ‘An Important Moment’ for Fishermen, Consumers, Businesses, Coastal Communities
Aug 30, 2017
On August 28, a federal court upheld a new U.S. government seafood traceability program that aims to reduce the volume of seafood from illegal, unreported and unregulated sources that is imported into the U.S. market for sale.
Until governments adopt a science-based recovery plan, nearly 200 top chefs and culinary leaders say ‘no’ to Pacific bluefin tuna
Aug 23, 2017
Leading chefs on five continents have pledged to keep Pacific bluefin tuna off their menus until there’s effective international action to manage the fishery and reverse a precipitous decline in the bluefin tuna population.
Statement by Margaret Spring on NOAA determination that ESA is not warranted for Pacific bluefin tuna
Aug 07, 2017
"While NOAA has determined that the Endangered Species Act is not the vehicle for Pacific bluefin tuna recovery, the unanswered question is: ‘Who is going to act?’" Margaret Spring, Chief Conservation Officer for the Monterey Bay Aquarium.