Patrick Cordue, the stock assessment author of the 2014 New Zealand orange roughy assessments, reflects on how the science and management of New Zealand’s orange roughy fisheries have advanced in the last two decades.
Under the idyllic blue skies of Cancun, Mexico, countries converge to talk biodiversity. Sitting alongside a coastline of lapping green waters and grazing turtles, they are tackling the challenges of how to protect and manage the Earth’s plummeting number of species.
With the important agenda of sustaining life on Earth, the UN’s Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD) 13th COP (Conference of the Parties) meets from 4–17 December, 2016.
Recent years have seen considerable growth in interest for serving MSC certified sustainable seafood in the UK’s restaurants and fish and chip shops. Much of this is driven by the preferences of increasingly aware consumers.
With many years’ experience in the hospitality sector, Andrei Lussmann set up Lussmann’s Fish & Grill in 2002. He wanted to combine great value and service with ethically sourced food. He now has four restaurants in Hertfordshire, England, all built on the same high principles. Here he talks about his enduring commitment to good sourcing and how his business came to be MSC certified.
Buyers, retailers and shoppers are navigating an increasing number of seafood labels. We are often asked what makes the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) stand out in comparison to other labelling and seafood certification programs. Here’s a summary of the key points.