Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE) and the International Pole and Line Foundation (IPNLF) express their relief that the 25th Session of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) has ended with the adoption of an updated resolution on an interim rebuilding plan for the Indian Ocean yellowfin tuna stock – a stock that has been overfished and subject to continued overfishing since 2015.
14th June 2021
This World Oceans Day we are choosing to #TakeResponsibility for the health of our oceans. Read our Five Steps to #TakeResponsibility in 2021
7th June 2021
We, (the undersigned) believe that the Maldives proposal cosponsored by Kenya, South Africa and Comoros offers the best starting point to move towards a precautionary interim arrangement until another stock assessment is undertaken later in 2021.
3rd June 2021
Susan Imende and Yinji Li bring a wealth of industry knowledge, experience and leadership abilities to help inform and shape engagements with one-by-one fisheries and the market partners that support them.
2nd June 2021
Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE) and the International Pole and Line Foundation (IPNLF) hereby confirm their support for the following two conservation and management measure (CMM) proposals.
20th May 2021
The International Pole and Line Foundation (IPNLF) strengthens its Maldivian team and welcomes Hawwa Nashfa in her new role of Program Manager at IPNLF Maldives.
5th May 2021
Today marks World Tuna Day 2021 and today we choose; we choose to support local coastal communities, we choose to protect our oceans from harmful subsidies, we choose to eat tuna that has been sourced with respect to the ocean, the biodiversity, and the fishers. How do you #ChooseYourTuna?
2nd May 2021
How can we ensure environmentally sustainable and socially responsible tuna fisheries that help to protect and restore biodiversity, respect human rights and contribute to sustainable development?
15th March 2021
An urgent call was made today to the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC), the inter-governmental organisation responsible for the management of tuna fisheries in the Indian Ocean, to address the harmful environmental impacts associated with the drifting Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs) used by industrial tuna purse seiners in their fishing operations
4th March 2021