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Media Release and Updated Backgrounder on Alaskan Salmon Fisheries Sustainability and Eco-certification – A Backgrounder

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Four conservation groups from two countries have joined forces to launch an official objection to the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) proposed re-certification of Alaskan salmon fisheries. Wild Fish Conservancy, from Washington State, along with the Watershed Watch Salmon Society, SkeenaWild …

Watershed Watch joins other conservation groups in call for European salmon retailers to support MSC-certified Alaskan salmon

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The Seafood Source article Groups ask Europe to support MSC Alaska salmon, reports “Several conservation groups in Canada and the U.S. (including the Pacific Salmon Foundation, SkeenaWild Conservation Trust, David Suzuki Foundation, Wild Fish Conservancy, Raincoast Conservation Foundation, and Watershed …

Craig Orr quoted in NPR article: Conditions Allow For More Sustainable-Labeled Seafood

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The NPR article Conditions Allow For More Sustainable-Labeled Seafood discusses the meaning of the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) “sustainable” label. The article reports that the numerous conditions that are placed on a certified fishery mean that although the fishery may …

Alaskan salmon producers announce intent to abandon MSC

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Alaskan salmon processors today announced their intent to abandon the Marine Stewardship Council eco-certification.  The Cordonva Times article Marine Stewardship Council losing ground with wild salmon fisheries provides further information on this breaking news. This comes only days after BC …