Working towards sustainability in Madagascar’s reef octopus fishery: a journey of improvement

by Rachel Long
Male Madagascan octopus fisher underwater wearing goggles with octopus and spear

Blue Ventures is a marine conservation organisation working with communities to rebuild tropical small scale fisheries. Find out how an MSC Global Fisheries Sustainability Fund grant is supporting their work with semi-nomadic seafaring communities in a southwest Madagascar octopus fishery.

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Year review: the top five moments at the MSC in 2016

by Joanna Jones
Top five MSC moments of 2016
Páll Hreinn Pálsson, fisherman with Visir, Iceland

Year reviews… either you love them or you hate them, but there’s no way around them come mid-December. Joanna Jones, marine lover and intern at the MSC, looks at the past twelve months and picks her top five MSC moments.

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How can orange roughy ever be considered a good fishery?

by Rohan Currey
Orange roughy

Dr Rohan Currey, the MSC’s fisheries standard director explains how the fortunes of the 1980’s ‘poster child of unsustainable fishing’ have turned.

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Sustainable seafood – because there is more to Christmas than turkey

by Joanna Jones
Seafood traditions across the globe - because there is more to Christmas than turkey.
Oyster dish

Joanna Jones, marine life lover and intern at the MSC, looks at seafood traditions across the globe.

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Sustainable seafood for all seasons

by Matt Gummery
Matt Gummery, Fisheries Certification Manager and self-declared foodie, shares his favourite sustainable seafood recipes.
Hake fish tacos

Matt Gummery, Fisheries Certification Manager and self-declared foodie, shares his favourite sustainable seafood recipes with us.

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