Media Coverage

Mexican companies withdraw from fishing bluefin
June 19th, 2015
World Fishing & Aquaculture

The member companies of the Pacific Alliance for Sustainable Tuna – representing 93% of total tuna production in Mexico – have voluntarily withdraw from fishing Pacific bluefin tuna for the next five years, including the 2015 season.

Four top Mexican firms withdraw from fishing bluefin tuna
June 17th, 2015
FIS

The member companies of the Pacific Alliance for Sustainable Tuna, an alliance of leading tuna fishing companies, representing 93 per cent of total tuna production in Mexico, demonstrated their continued leadership in sustainability by committing to withdraw from fishing Pacific bluefin tuna for the next five years, including the 2015 season.

Top Mexican companies pledge to stop fishing bluefin tuna
June 16th, 2015
IntraFish

Grupomar, Herdez del Fuerte, Pesca Azteca, and Procesa won’t be fishing bluefin tuna for the next five years in bid to recover stock.

Mexican fishing companies withdraw from bluefin fishery for five years
June 16th, 2015
Undercurrent News

Members of the Pacific Alliance for Sustainable Tuna (PAST) have committed to withdrawing from fishing Pacific bluefin tuna for the next five years, including the 2015 season.

APAS refuerza la sustentabilidad
April 5th, 2015
El Economista

Grupomar, Grupo Herdez, Pesca Azteca y Procesa Chiapas de manera voluntaria están en proceso para obtener la certificación MSC.

MSC Certification of Mexican Tuna Fishery ‘On Track’
February 12th, 2015
IntraFish

The process to get Mexico’s tuna fishery certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is ‘on track’ and progressing well, according to Mario Aguilar Sanchez, the National Commissioner of Aquaculture and Fisheries.

Mexican Tuna Certification Process Moves Forward
February 12th, 2015
FIS

The head of the National Commission of Aquaculture and Fisheries (CONAPESCA), Mario Aguilar Sanchez, ensures that the Pacific Alliance for Sustainable Tuna is “on the right path.”

New US marine mammal laws have ‘zero impact’ on Mexico MSC tuna bid
January 22nd, 2015
Undercurrent News

A US regulation change to ban imports on all marine mammal-harmful seafood should have “zero impact” for the full Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) assessment bid undertaken by the northeastern tropical Pacific yellowfin and skipjack tuna fishery.

Obama administation passes rule to protect bluefin tuna in Gulf of Mexico
December 3rd, 2014
Undercurrent News

An Obama administration rule issued Monday will restrict fishing methods for species such as swordfish and yellowfin tuna in an effort to protect bluefin tuna.

Greenpeace calls on WCPFC to ban tuna FADs, high-sea fishing
November 28th, 2014
IntraFish

Environmental group Greenpeace calls for “urgent action to protect the economic and environmental sustainability of key Pacific tuna stocks” as major tuna interests meet in Apia for the 11th session of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC).

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