Greenpeace Releases ‘Turn the Tide’: A New Report about Human Rights Abuses in Thailand’s Distant Water Fishing Fleet

Photo credit: Cheryl-Samantha Owen In December 2016, Greenpeace released a new report, “Turn the Tide,” on a 12-month investigation [...]

IUU Task Force Releases Action Plan to Build Capacity to Fight IUU Fishing

Background on Recommendation 6 The Presidential Task Force on Combatting Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing and Seafood Fraud [...]

IUU Task Force Finalizes U.S. Seafood Traceability Program

After two years in development, The Presidential Task Force for Combatting Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing and Seafood [...]

FishWise Visits StarKist in American Samoa

Photo Credit: Elsie Tanadjaja In November and December of 2015, FishWise staff Mariah Boyle and Elsie Tanadjaja went on [...]

FishWise Visits SolTuna in Solomon Islands

Photo Credit: Elsie Tanadjaja In November and December of 2015, FishWise staff Mariah Boyle and Elsie Tanadjaja went on [...]

Press Release: FishWise Partner Sea Delight Announces Ambitious Traceability Policy

  FISHWISE PRESS RELEASE (PDF available here) Santa Cruz, California, November 9, 2016.  As part of its ongoing efforts [...]

Global Nutritional Security Depends on Adequate Fish Catches

Photo Credit: Susan Braun With the global population predicted to increase to nearly ten billion people by 2050, the [...]

Press Release: FishWise Partner Albertsons Expands Responsible Seafood Program – “Top 20 by 2022”

  FISHWISE PRESS RELEASE (PDF available here.) FishWise Partner Albertsons Companies Expands Responsible Seafood Program to Shelf-Stable Tuna and [...]

Sampling Sustainability at Sea Delight Ocean Fund Event

To kick off National Seafood Month in October, FishWise was honored to participate in our partner Sea Delight’s 3rd [...]

FishWise Travels to Guangzhou China for the Annual GOAL Conference

In late September, Bill Wall travelled to Guangzhou, China to attend the 16th annual Global Outlook on Aquaculture Leadership [...] Launch Makes Improvement Project Sourcing Easier

  The number of fishery improvement projects (FIPs) globally has grown dramatically, yet there has been no central place [...]

Enforcing the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act

Photo credit: Ethan Lucas Earlier this year, President Obama signed the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015. [...]

FishWise visits Tri Marine in American Samoa

  Photo credit: Eleanor Partridge In November and December of 2015, FishWise staff Mariah Boyle and Elsie Tanadjaja took [...]

Welcome Cora Sorenson!

Greetings FishWise readers! I’m Cora Sorenson, and I’m thrilled to have recently joined the fantastic staff at FishWise as [...]

Welcome James Tsou-Wong!

Hi FishWise readers! I’m James and I am happy to announce that I have recently joined the FishWise team [...]

Myths of Modern Day Slavery in the Seafood Industry

Photo credit: Ethan Lucas When it comes to human trafficking and modern day slavery, myths are unfortunately quite common. [...]

FishWise Partner Tsar Nicoulai Sends Sustainable Caviar to Space!

Sustainable seafood has expanded its reach to outer space. On July 18, private space company SpaceX launched a rocket [...]

FAO State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture Report: 2016 Edition

Photo credit: Marine Photobank/Wahid Adnan The global fisheries and aquaculture sector is an important source of employment, nutrition, and [...]

Traceability At Your Fingertips

Traceability is quickly gaining recognition in the seafood industry as an effective tool that can help illuminate opaque supply [...]

Sea Quest – MSC Certified Albacore from Fiji

In November and December of 2015, FishWise staff Mariah Boyle and Elsie Tanadjaja went on a trip to the [...]

FishWise Celebrates Target’s Achievements in Sustainable Seafood

  In 2011, FishWise partnered with Target to help the company develop a comprehensive program with the goal of [...]

FishWise Updates Briefing on Human Trafficking and Abuse in Thailand’s Shrimp Supply Chains

Over the past few years, criticisms have been directed at the Thai government for labor and human rights abuses [...]

Solander Pacific Ltd – MSC Certified Albacore from Fiji

  In November and December of 2015, FishWise staff Mariah Boyle and Elsie Tanadjaja went on a trip to [...]

FishWise Provides Sustainable Seafood Education at Savvy Seafood Event

FishWise recently had the good fortune of being invited to participate in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration [...]

Putting a Price Tag on Illegal Tuna Fishing in the Pacific

Photo Credit: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/Department of Commerce An important two-year study coordinated by the Pacific Islands Forum [...]

FishWise Partner Highlight: Darcie Renn, Senior Sustainability Manager

  Prior to joining Albertsons Companies in April 2015, Senior Sustainability Manager Darcie Renn served in the Peace Corps, [...]

Quixotic Farming: Expansion for Missouri tilapia farm in full swing

Quixotic Farming, a family-owned, sustainable seafood company that raises traceable, United States tilapia, has begun its expansion of its [...]

Meet Erin Taylor

  Hello there! I’m Erin Taylor, and I am thrilled to have recently joined the FishWise team as a [...]

It’s About to Get Harder to Bring Illegally Harvested Fish to Market

Photo Credit: Wiki Commons, Jacopo Werther The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) recently announced that the Port [...]

From Catch to Consumer: A Summary of WWF’s Traceability Principles for Wild-Caught Fish Products

  Illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing costs companies, fishermen, and consumers alike. Often coming from fisheries lacking strong [...]

Sea Delight Ocean Fund to Receive Additional Funding for FIPs

Sea Delight International, with its Subsidiaries Sea Delight Canada and Sea Delight Europe, signed Memorandum of Understanding with Coral [...]

Closing the Legal Loophole for Slavery in U.S. Supply Chains

Photo credit: Eleanor Partridge In February, President Obama signed the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 (H.R. [...]

Meet Jen Cole

Hello FishWise readers! I’m Jen, one of the newest members of the FishWise team. I work as a Project [...]

FishWise at the Boston Seafood Expo – Tools for Businesses to Understand and Prevent Human Rights Abuses

  Photo credit: Mariah Boyle Government actions to prevent human trafficking and labor abuses – in the United States and around [...]

Meet Lindsay Jennings

My name is Lindsay Jennings and I am happy to announce that I have recently joined FishWise as a [...]

FishWise Partners with Salty Girl Seafood

FishWise is proud to announce our latest producer partnership with Salty Girl Seafood, Inc. Salty Girl Seafood is based [...]

Next-Generation Sustainability Guidance for Seafood Businesses

  The Conservation Alliance for Seafood Solutions released an updated version of the Common Vision for Sustainable Seafood at [...]

Alaskan Pollock: A Fish True to Its Name

Last December, President Obama signed a $1.1 trillion congressional spending bill, which included a stipulation that changes the legal [...]

FishWise Partner Hy-Vee Achieves 2015 Responsible Sourcing Commitment

In 2011, FishWise partnered with Hy-Vee to help the company transition its fresh and frozen seafood to environmentally responsible [...]

Producer Partner Spotlight: Scottish Seas Co-op

FishWise is thrilled to announce a new producer partnership with Scottish Seas, a co-operative of Scottish fishermen operating in the [...]

Promoting Collaboration and Partnership for Social Issues at the 2016 Seafood Summit

Photo credit: Susan Braun A few weeks ago, a diverse and global group of seafood stakeholders gathered in Malta [...]

FishWise Update #4 on Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant-derived Radiation

  March 2016 Update As of December 3, 2015, monitoring efforts along the Pacific coast of the U.S. and [...]

Identifying the World’s Busiest Ports and Why It Matters

  Photo credit: Wiki Commons, Philippe Ales With the Port State Measures Agreement (PSMA) needing only five more ratifying [...]

Cascade Aqua Farms Arctic Char

Based in Washington State, Cascade Aqua Farms has been a FishWise producer partner since 2006 and specializes in producing [...]

FishWise Partners with New Seasons Market

  Today FishWise announced a partnership with New Seasons Market to increase transparency and education around sustainable seafood sourcing. [...]

FishWise Celebrates Safeway’s 2015 Seafood Sustainability Milestone

This month, FishWise is celebrating a major milestone with our retailer partner, Safeway. In 2010, Safeway and FishWise set [...]

The United States Ratifies Important Treaty to Combat Illegal Fishing

  2015 was a big year for the fight against illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing. President Obama signed [...]