While part of the maritime industry ramps up efforts to become Whale-Safe, one every two shipping vessels still turns a blind eye. Friend of the Sea, the international certification of products and services which respect the marine habitat, has just released the results of a study to analyze and rank shipping and cruise lines’ engagement to […]Read more
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If you want to adapt your tuna business after the pandemic disruption, to create growth and new worldwide market or business opportunities, the WORLD TUNA CONFERENCE “VIGO 2021” is the place to be and the first physical tuna event. The registration is NOW open and there will be strictly limited seats! Keep in mind, the […]Read more
Nuseed’s new omega-3 oil is the only single source of total Omega-3 nutrition issued from sustainable canola. Friend of the Sea, the global certification standard for products and services that respect and protect the marine environment, is pleased to certify Nutriterra from Nuseed Nutritional as a sustainably produced source of omega-3. Therefore, Nutriterra can now display the […]Read more
An Italian non-profit called the World Sustainability Organization (WSO) has introduced a new “Whale-Safe” certification program to certify freight and cruise ship companies that take steps to prevent whale collisions and deaths. Modeled off of “Dolphin-Safe” commercial labeling developed in the 1980s, the project is an expansion of WSO’s Friend of the Sea program, which certifies fisheries, aquaculture, and tourism […]Read more
Mr. Paolo Bray interviews Dr. Alessandro Lucchetti, PhD Researcher at CNR, expert in national and european legislation on fishing gears and project coordinator in Tartalife, a program to introduce turtle bycatch reduction measures in fishing. TARTALIFE:The conservation of Caretta caretta, a priority species included in App. II/IV of the Habitat Directive and protected in various […]Read more
Turtles have been around for more than 200 million years. That makes them one of the oldest species living on earth. However, many of them face the risk of extinction, primarily for human-related threats. Friend of the Sea, a program of the World Sustainability Organization, has developed a set of measures to protect sea turtles. […]Read more
GOtab Omega-3 Powders from Golden Omega Norway Achieves Friend of the Sea and Dolphin-Safe Certifications.11/06/2021
GOtab is the new innovative and sustainable solution to offer Omega-3 in tablet formulations. Friend of the Sea, the leading global certification standard for products and services that respect and protect the marine environment, has granted its sustainability certification to Golden Omega’s Norway new line of products, GOtab. The company can now display the Friend of the […]Read more
Friend of the Sea Launches the Whale-Safe Certification to Stop the Death of 20.000 Whales a year. It’s a silent massacre most people are unaware of. Every year, up to 20,000 whales die because of lethal collisions with vessels. The image of a dead whale stuck on the bow of a vast container symbolizes this […]Read more
Status: plannedExpected audit date: 02/07/2021Type of Audit: SurveillanceCertification Body: London Associati Ltd.Scope: CoC – Fish Oil ProcessorSpecies: Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis), yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares), bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus), albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga)Read more