Tag Archive for 'International Seafood Sustainability Foundation'

Global Partnership for Oceans set up to coordinate effort to save seas

February 25th, 2012 by World Bank

A coalition of governments, international organisations, civil society groups and private interests are joining together under the banner of a Global Partnership for Oceans to confront widely documented problems of over-fishing, marine degradation, and habitat loss. In a keynote speech delivered on 24 February 2012 at The Economist’s World Oceans Summit in Singapore, World Bank […]

WWF announces $30,000 Grand Prize for 2011 International Smart Gear Design competition to reduce fisheries Bycatch

March 16th, 2011 by WWF

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF), is pleased to announce the launch of the 2011 International Smart Gear Competition to find innovative ways to reduce the amount of fisheries bycatch. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Fondation Segré, International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF), and the Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans are supporting the 2011 competition […]