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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 …

Keeping Alaskan salmon fisheries on a path towards sustainability

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Watershed Watch Salmon Society is standing with other Canadian and US conservation groups in asking European salmon buyers to support the efforts of Alaskan fishermen to retain their eco-certification with the Marine Stewardship Council. In letters sent out to top …

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 …

Canadian Conservationists Challenge “Unsustainable” Alaskan Salmon Fisheries

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Three British Columbian conservation groups are taking aim at Alaskan salmon fisheries that are damaging BC fish stocks and violating conditions of the Marine Stewardship Council’s eco-certification.  Raincoast Conservation Foundation, SkeenaWild Conservation Trust, and Watershed Watch Salmon Society today said …