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Krill, fishing and penguins

Dr David Agnew of the Marine Stewardship Council asks is krill fishing in the Antarctic damaging penguin populations?
gentoo-penguins
Krill, a tiny shrimp-like creature commonly used in fish oil supplements due to its high ‘Omega 3’ oil content, has been the subject of considerable discussion in environmental circles. I’ve talked before about why there won’t be a sudden expansion…

Will there be a new ‘Gold rush’ on krill?

There have been warnings of overfishing of krill since the 1990s. This blog explains the legal, scientific and economic reasons why it won’t happen.
Close up of krill
There have been warnings of overfishing of krill since the 1990s. This blog explains the legal, scientific and economic reasons why it won’t happen.

Can reduction fisheries be sustainable?

by Emily McGregor
Pile of herring fish
Fisheries using catch for supplements and fishmeal can operate sustainably says Emily McGregor

The rise of sustainable supplements

by Nicolas Guichoux
Nicolas Guichoux, Global Commercial Director at the MSC explains the growth in popularity of MSC labelled fish oil supplements.
Fish oil capsules supplements
Nicolas Guichoux on the growth in popularity of MSC labelled fish oil supplements.

Maintaining marine life in the Antarctic region

MSC Fisheries Manager, Bill Holden talks about the collaborative stewardship of krill fisheries.
Krill fishing vessel on sea in front of icey mountains, Antarctica
Good stewardship is the key to maintaining Marine life in the Antarctic and Southern Ocean, and fisheries, governments and NGOs all have a role to play.
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