A Sustainability Success Story for the 21st Century
More fish means a healthier ocean and a healthier seafood industry, making it possible for fishers to pass down their family’s way of life for generations. to come. From hook to table, we partner with fishing communities, governments and the fishing industry to put in place common sense policies and practices based on good data.
Healthy Fisheries, Healthy Communities
We work to create incentives to that promote enhanced economic and environmental outcomes. And we connect healthy fisheries with financial benefits for sustainable fishing, increasing good management of fishery resources. Over the past 20 years, the global effort to restore the health of oceans fisheries has made remarkable progress – and we’re convinced that working together we can make fishing the sustainability success story of the 21st century.
October 18, 2018For Alabama fisherman Bobby Kelly, sustainable fishing is good for business now – and the future
October 11, 2018In the Gulf of California, Amy Hudson Weaver works to protect small-scale fisheries – and the way of life they support.
We need fish for the next generation. We want to keep these fish populations healthy. We want to keep the waters full.
Making Sustainability the Norm
Industry and conservation groups — once adversaries — now partner to advance practices and policies that are good for the oceans and the bottom line. While sustainability was once a complication for industry, it is now an integral part of running a modern seafood business.
But challenges remain. To make sustainability the norm, we must make the case for how industries benefit from sustainable fisheries, support partnerships that facilitate sustainability and develop tools to help industry — from fishermen to retailers — integrate sustainability into their core business practices.
The entire planet is basically run by the rhythms of the ocean. As go the oceans, so will the planet.