Friend of the Sea Congratulates SGS Lanka for Achieving Recognition by the National Sri Lanka Accreditation Board.

15/07/2021

SGS Lanka is one of the most trusted third-party service providers for the fisheries industries in Sri Lanka and the Maldives. Friend of the Sea, the global certification standard for products and services that respect and protect the marine environment, congratulates SGS Lanka on obtaining accreditation by the Sri Lanka Accreditation Board (SLAB) to conduct Friend of […]

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From Jaws to Shark Week: How Much Do You Know About Sharks? On Shark Awareness Day, Learn Why We Need to Protect Them.

13/07/2021

Feared and respected but cruelly hunted and harmed, we see sharks as ruthless predators. In reality, as a result of human action, several species are threatened with extinction. Yet, sharks are key actors of the marine ecosystem, helping maintain the balance. For this reason, every 14th of July, the world celebrates Shark Awareness Day. Friend of the Sea wants […]

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Friend of the Sea Certifies SeaExpert for Sustainable Seaweed Production in the Azores.

12/07/2021

The beneficial properties of seaweed go from human nutrition and skincare to fighting climate change. Friend of the Sea, the global certification standard for products and services that respect and protect the marine environment, has recognized seaExpert for sustainable seaweed production. Therefore, seaExpert can now display the Friend of the Sea label, certifying the engagement with sustainable […]

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Frabelle Fishing Corporation (Philippines, PNG): skipjack, yellowfin and bigeye tuna

08/07/2021

Status: planned Expected audit date: 10 August 2021 Type of Audit: surveillance audit  Certification Body: London Associati Ltd. Fishing area: FAO area 71 (Pacific Western Central) Fishing method: purse seine Scope: fishery (CoC rev.5, – FOS rev Wild 4)  Species: skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis), yellowfin Tuna (Thunnus albacares),  bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus)

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World Sustainability Organization starts collaboration with Ghanaian media personality & philanthropist Natalie Fort to promote sustainability awareness

06/07/2021

The World Sustainability Organization, managing the Friend of the Earth and Friend of the Sea programs for promotion and certification of sustainable products and services, today announces its official collaboration with leading Ghanaian Media Personality, Entrepreneur & Philanthropist, Natalie Fort, to promote awareness of sustainability. The World Sustainability Organization and Natalie Fort’s Fort Group, envision working together to drive […]

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Friend of the Sea Certifies Mom’s Garden for Sustainable Fish Oil in their Omega-3 Products

02/07/2021

Mom’s Garden produces innovative food supplements specially designed for the whole family. Friend of the Sea, the global certification standard for products and services that respect and protect the marine environment, is pleased to certify Mom’s Garden for its commitment to employ sustainably sourced fish oil in its Omega-3 supplements. Thus, the company can now display the […]

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Orkla Health (Norway): Peruvian anchoveta

28/06/2021

Status: plannedExpected audit date: 03/08/2021Type of audit: surveillance audit Certification Body: London Associati Ltd.Scope: FOS CoC – FO FF v.5Species: Peruvian anchoveta (Engraulis ringens)

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