The Sustainable Seafood Movement is an initiative born as a result of overexploited and destroyed marine ecosystems throughout the world.  Awareness campaigns are vital and should focus on educating people and encouraging them to purchase sustainable seafood products that consider the conservation of marine species.

Seafood buyers are increasingly searching for ways to choose only products that are sourced from well-managed capture fisheries or aquaculture production facilities and to understand and reduce the environmental risks related to their seafood purchasing choices.

Our sustainable seafood news page will answer all your seafood questions!  

We regularly update this page to cover all aspects of seafood news, including up to date information about the seafood trade and all the latest insights from the seafood industry. You can also what’s going on in the seafood market and access current information about the retail sector with seafood supermarket news.

By clicking on the links below you can also access Friend of the Sea Webinars and online courses that cover a wide range of topics such as ‘Hydroponics: leading the way towards a mover sustainable agriculture’ to ‘Social accountability in Fisheries’.

If you are looking for seafood solutions click on the links below to see the latest seafood, aquaculture and fisheries news.

Certifying Traceability, a Crucial Step Towards Sustainability in the Seafood Industry.

30/06/2022

Spanish fish giant, Ricardo Fuentes e Hijos Comercializadora, receives the Friend of the Sea certification standard in a move that brings more transparency to the sector’s supply chains.  In recent years, traceability has become an inescapable term when addressing sustainability. Having the capacity to trace back every step of a product’s journey is crucial to ensuring its sustainable origins. […]

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Nigeria for Sea Turtles Conservation

29/06/2022

Southern Sun Hotel – 5th of July -10:30AM – Free Entrance w Lunch Buffet 10.30 AM  Friend of the Sea: Sea Turtles in Nigeria and Turtle Safe fishing methods. Paolo Bray, Founder and Director of the World Sustainability Organization & Foundation 11.00 AM  Atlantic Shrimpers Turtle Safe Award Ceremony. CEO of Atlantic Shrimpers Limited 11:30 AM  Doyinsola Ogunye […]

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World Sustainability Organization Puts the Focus on Africa With High-Level Visit to the Region and New Projects

24/06/2022

From June 23rd to July 7th, the Director of the World Sustainability Organization/Friend of the Sea & Friend of the Earth will visit South Africa, Zambia, and Nigeria. The visit will highlight outstanding stories of sustainable transformation while unveiling new initiatives in favor of sustainable development, contributing to local, national, and regional efforts. The African […]

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South African Top Abalone Farm to Receive Special Friend of the Sea 2022 Sustainability Award.

23/06/2022

Abagold, one of South Africa’s leading abalone farming companies, producing this highly valued luxury seafood, will receive the award on June 25th in recognition of their outstanding efforts to preserve and sustainably produce the species.  Friend of the Sea is pleased to announce that Abagold has been selected among over 1000 companies, who form part of the international […]

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Rozafa (Albania): European anchovy

06/06/2022

Status: plannedExpected audit date: 06/07/2022Type of Audit: InitialCertification Body: London Associati Ltd.Fishing area: FAO  37Fishing method: Purse seineScope: FOS Wild v.3.1. – FOS CoC, FOS – FF FM FO and O3 v.5Species: European Anchovy (Engraulis encrasicolus)

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Pula Aquarium in Croatia to be awarded Friend of the Sea for its sustainable practices

03/06/2022

The Pula Aquarium will be awarded, on the 17th of June at the Pula Aquarium in Croatia, with the “Friend of the Sea Sustainable Aquaria Certification”.   The certificate confirms Pula Aquarium’s outstanding front line work in marine conservation.   The Aquarium Pula, launched by the biologist Dr Milena Mičić in 2000, is currently the largest aquarium in […]

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F.M.C.A. srl (Zarotti spa) (Marocco): European anchovy

01/06/2022

Status: plannedExpected audit date: 31/07/2022Type of Audit: InitialCertification Body: London Associati Ltd.Fishing area: FAO 34 – ATLANTIC, EASTERN CENTRAL (Major Fishing Area 34).Fishing method: Purse seineScope: FOS Wild v.3.1. – FOS CoC – FOS-FF FM FO and O3 v.5,Species: European anchovy (Engraulis encrasicolus) 

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