Friend of the Sea Honors World Manta Day with Standards for Sustainable Manta Ray Watching and Species Protection

Friend of the Sea Honors World Manta Day with Standards for Sustainable Manta Ray Watching and Species Protection

Certification standards and practices enable the September 17 awareness event to drive environmentally sustainable manta ray watching excursions and “swim with manta ray” programs September 17, 2020 will be World Manta Day, a worldwide celebration of Manta Rays. Friend of ...
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Friend of the Sea Debuts Sea Turtle Watching Standard

Friend of the Sea Debuts Sea Turtle Watching Standard

Global certification standards body provides guidelines for sustainable observation of a wide range of sea turtle species Friend of the Sea, the preeminent global certification standard for products and services that respect and protect the marine environment, today announced the ...
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Friend of the Sea Certifies for Sustainable Seafood Production Freshé brand and EcoFish

Friend of the Sea Certifies for Sustainable Seafood Production Freshé brand and EcoFish

Producer of environmentally sustainable seafood and all-natural artisanal tinned meals commits to practices that protect the marine environment  Friend of the Sea, the preeminent certification standard for products and services that respect and protect the marine environment, announced that it ...
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Friend of the Sea Launches First-Ever Sustainable Manta Ray Watching Standard

Friend of the Sea Launches First-Ever Sustainable Manta Ray Watching Standard

Enables fun, safe and environmentally sustainable practices for operators of manta ray watching excursions and “swim with manta ray” programs Friend of the Sea, the preeminent global certification standard for products and services that respect and protect the marine environment, ...
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DiveCircle Partners with Friend of the Sea for Certified Sustainable “Eco Trips”

DiveCircle Partners with Friend of the Sea for Certified Sustainable “Eco Trips”

Online tour operator offers dive experiences with cetaceans, manta rays and whale sharks—all adhering to standards for protection of habitats and the marine environment  Friend of the Sea, the preeminent global certification standard for products and services that respect and ...
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Friend of the Sea Launches First-Ever Sustainable Whale Shark Watching Standard

Friend of the Sea Launches First-Ever Sustainable Whale Shark Watching Standard

Practices enable fun, safe and environmentally sustainable observations of the world’s largest fish  Friend of the Sea, the preeminent global certification standard for products and services that respect and protect the marine environment, has launched the first-ever sustainable whale shark watching ...
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Friend of the Sea Honors Shark Day with Petition Against Shark Finning and New Seafood By-Catch and Tourism Standards

Friend of the Sea Honors Shark Day with Petition Against Shark Finning and New Seafood By-Catch and Tourism Standards

Certification standard now prohibits shark finning and human contact with whale sharks Friend of the Sea, the preeminent certification standard for products and services that respect and protect the marine environment, is taking multiple steps to protect sharks, in honor ...
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Friend of the Sea Signs MoU with Institution of Aquaculture Singapore for Promotion of Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture

Friend of the Sea Signs MoU with Institution of Aquaculture Singapore for Promotion of Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture

Goal is to work collaboratively toward responsible aquaculture development in Singapore The Friend of the Sea has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Institution of Aquaculture Singapore, in which the two organizations will work collaboratively toward responsible aquaculture ...
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Friend of the Sea Appoints 9 Experts to New Scientific Committee to Advise Dolphin and Whale Watching Certification

Friend of the Sea Appoints 9 Experts to New Scientific Committee to Advise Dolphin and Whale Watching Certification

International group of distinguished researchers to play a keyrole in the development and revision of dolphin and whale watching standards  Friend of the Sea, the preeminent global certification standard for products and services that respect and protect the marine environment, ...
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Petition Demands Protection of Sea Turtles in Commercial Fishing

Petition Demands Protection of Sea Turtles in Commercial Fishing

Friend of the Sea honors World Sea Turtles Day by launching a petition urging use of Turtle Excluder Devices to reduce sea turtle bycatch Friend of the Sea, the Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that promotes sustainable seafood production, today announced that ...
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