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Essential fish populations crash by 50%, finds WWF’s Living Blue Planet Report
Today, WWF released its Living Blue Planet Report, a special report studying how overfishing, damage to habitat and climate change are dramatically affecting our oceans.

Bringing the business of bycatch to light
Next to illegal wildlife trade, bycatch – the incidental capture of non-target species like whales, sharks and turtles during the fishing process – is the human activity that impacts the most number of species around the world.

Changing tide on Northern cod
WWF-Canada has partnered with the Fish, Food and Allied Workers Union (FFAW) to restore a historic northern Newfoundland cod fishery.

New and improved MSC Guidelines
On April 1, a new and improved MSC Standard comes into effect for all new fisheries entering assessment.

Fish Friday: “Our Fisheries, Our Future”
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), an ecolabel for wild-caught seafood that WWF enthusiastically endorses, recently released a short film explaining how the standard works and the role we all play in keeping the world’s oceans healthy.