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


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


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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BBC interview Friend of the Sea: Why are so many whales colliding with ships?


  Conservationists say up 20,000 whales are killed every year, after a collision with large vessels like container ships or oil tankers and they are pressing the shipping industry to prevent accidents involving these mammals. Russell Padmore investigates what the world’s sea freight operators can do to protect whales. Paolo Bray of The World Sustainability […]

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World Sustainability Organization Joins Earth Day Call to Invest in Our Planet With a Renewed Push for Sustainable Development.


For this year’s Earth Day, the World Sustainability Organization steps up its efforts to protect endangered species, restore nature and push for a sustainable revolution. The organization announces new resources for conservation programs and boosts support for companies committed to building sustainable economies. As people around the world gather to celebrate Earth Day this Friday, […]

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Friend of the Sea assigns MSC Cruises the Whale-Safe 2022 Award for its outstanding measures to prevent whale ship strikes.


MSC Cruises has been selected for the Friend of the Sea Whale-Safe Award owing to its rigorous implementation of tangible measures to protect endangered whale populations from whale ship collisions.  “Friend of the Sea is encouraged to witness broadened attention towards the neglected yet severe issue of whale ship collisions. It remains essential that major […]

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Cooke Uruguay achieves Friend of the Sea certification for its sustainable deep-sea crab fleet.


Cooke Uruguay, one of the largest fleets in the region has recently achieved Friend of the Sea certification for its sustainable deep-sea crab fishing. Cooke Uruguay achieved certification by passing exhaustive controls set by external, accredited auditing bodies, owing to its sustainable practices underpinning its fishing methods.   Cooke Uruguay also represents  one of the […]

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OLVEA Fish Oils retains Friend of the Sea certification since a decade


OLVEA Fish Oils has continued to bolster its sustainable industry benchmark for the second time in 11 years by retaining its Friend of the Sea Sustainable Certification, owing to its vigorously displayed and continually expanding sustainable fish oil production. Although fish oils deliver widely documented and profound health benefits in humans, the golden supplement may […]

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