World Tuna Day: A Day to Celebrate the Tuna, a Favorite Food, an Important Industry, and a Critical Species to Protect for the Health of Oceansby The Team at the AllianceMay 2nd, 2017

World Tuna Day: A Day to Celebrate the Tuna, a Favorite Food, an Important Industry, and a Critical Species to Protect for the Health of Oceans

Today, May 2, is World Tuna Day, a day to celebrate the tuna, a favorite food, an important industry, and a fascinating and critical species within the ocean ecosystem.

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Promoting stricter environmental measures at the regional levelby Communications TeamMarch 23rd, 2017

Promoting stricter environmental measures at the regional level

Today, the Alliance and our members – Grupomar, Herdez del Fuerte, Pesca Azteca and Procesa – joined the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) and over 70 other organizations (82 in total) to advocate for stricter environmental measures,

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Congratulations to our members – Grupomar and Pesca Azteca – for winning highest national honors for quality and innovationby by Mariana Ramos, Executive DirectorFebruary 3rd, 2017

Congratulations to our members – Grupomar and Pesca Azteca – for winning highest national honors for quality and innovation

MEXICO CITY, February 2017 – Congratulations to our two members – Grupomar’s parent company Marindustrias and Pesca Azteca’s parent company PINSA – for winning Mexico’ highest honors in quality and innovation. Each company won the 2016 National Agro-foods Award, an honor of such prestige that it is awarded directly by the President of Mexico to companies that demonstrate a dedication to the highest quality standards.

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Conference on Parties (COP13): Mexico’s role in international cooperation for the management of global fisheriesby Mariana Ramos, Executive DirectorNovember 28th, 2016

Conference on Parties (COP13): Mexico’s role in international cooperation for the management of global fisheries

This week we’re sharing United Nations Conference of the Parties on Biological Diversity (COP13), the highest governing body of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).

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At the Senate: Working on Improving National and International Fisheries Policiesby Mariana Ramos, Executive DirectorNovember 22nd, 2016

At the Senate: Working on Improving National and International Fisheries Policies

Today, the Senate Commission of Fisheries and Aquaculture convened a symposium to explore more about Mexico’s role in international fisheries management with sites on the long-term conservation of global fisheries.

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Final Draft Report for the MSC Processby The Team at the AllianceOctober 4th, 2016

Final Draft Report for the MSC Process

Today, the final draft report of the MSC process has been published with an affirmative recommendation for certification and is available at this link for your review and continued participation.

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Championing Public Participation in Mexican Fisheriesby Mariana Ramos, Executive DirectorAugust 26th, 2016

Championing Public Participation in Mexican Fisheries

The Alliance will partner with transparency NGOs in Mexico to champion more inclusive decision-making in our national fisheries.

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Marine Mammal Protectionby Communications TeamJuly 26th, 2016

Marine Mammal Protection

One of the areas of our fishery of most interest to global NGOs is our efforts to protect marine mammals. This blog gives some basic background.

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Update on the MSC Processby Mariana Ramos, Executive DirectorJune 20th, 2016

Update on the MSC Process

One of the more complicated topics we’re discussing is how to organize and collaborate to catalyze a dolphin population survey for the EPO. As part of the final Action Plan, the Alliance is committing to both financially and logistically supporting an open, transparent, scientifically-driven population survey (as part of the MSC certification process).  To ensure the credibility of results, the Alliance has agreed to allow the scientists and stakeholders to determine the final methodology, the timing, and other technical matters.

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Team Insights from the 2016 Innovation Forum’s Sustainable Seafood Conferenceby Communications TeamMay 30th, 2016

Team Insights from the 2016 Innovation Forum’s Sustainable Seafood Conference

This week, we sponsored the Innovation Forum’s Sustainable Seafood conference in Washington, D.C., an event that brought together producers, suppliers, NGOs, government agencies and advocacy groups with the aim of collaboratively reviewing the state of the industry and sharing best practices.

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