MSC's new fisheries standard unanimously approved by trustees

Chris Chase, Seafood Source Fisheries & Aquaculture

MSC's new fisheries standard unanimously approved by trustees
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The new standard includes a new approach to how the MSC will manage its endangered, threatened, or protected (ETP) species, standards on shark-finning, new standards on how fisheries manage unwanted catch, and more. According to the MSC, the new standard was the product of the “most-extensive consultation ever undertaken by the organization,” and included a wide range of stakeholders – including fisheries, scientists, assessors, NGOs, and more.



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