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Meet Natalie Miaoulis, the brains and brawn behind Bahamas’ spiny lobster Fishery Improvement Project (FIP)

The Nature Conservancy's Natalie Miaoulis has been working in the Bahamas,resilience of that country's fisheries. The Bahamas is among the top three seafood producing countries in the Caribbean, behind Suriname and Guyana. SeafoodSource asked her about her work in the Bahamas with a special focus on the Bahamas' spiny lobster fishery. go to article...

speakingofseafood.org
Seafood Co-Lab Competition Call for Sustainability Proposals

SeaWeb and the Conservation Alliance for Seafood Solutions announce the opening of submissions for the 2018 Seafood Co-Lab competition. Enter for a chance to win $10,000 and a trip to the SeaWeb Seafood Summit in Barcelona. more...

worldwildlife.org
MAKING A BAHAMIAN LOBSTER FISHERY SUSTAINABLE

Spanish Wells, a pastel-splashed port that lies a two-hour ferry ride from Nassau, capital city of The Bahamas, is the kind of languid town where news is both rare and fast-traveling. The island on which Spanish Wells is located—St. George's Cay—is just half the size of New York's Central Park, and its 1,500 residents often forgo cars in favor of golf carts. Here, the arrival of a fishing boat qualifies as an event—especially when that boat is the New Wrinkle. go to article...

seafoodsource.com
Millions of pounds of Bahamian spiny lobster tail may soon be certified sustainable

The Bahamian spiny lobster fishery has committed itself to the pursuit of the Marine Stewardship Council’s global sustainability standard following years of guided, concerted improvement. go to article...

NEWS
Helping Our Local Communities after Hurricane Irma

Partnered with Biscayne National Park and the South Florida National Parks Trust, Tequesta Bay supports and donates to our local battered Florida Keys communities. more...

msc.org
Bahamian spiny lobster fishery embarks on sustainability assessment

The Bahamian spiny lobster fishery has stepped forward for assessment to the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) global standard for sustainable fishing. go to article...

SEAFOODNEWS.COM
Bahamian Spiny Lobster Fishery Embarks on MSC Assessment

Working with scientists, the fishing industry and conservation groups, Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has developed the world’s most credible and recognized standard for environmentally sustainable wild-caught seafood. go to article...

undercurrentnews.com
Brazilian lobster FIP takes ‘revolutionary’ steps

The first stock assessment since 2006 is complete, and measures are in place to rebuild the ailing Brazilian lobster fishery, thanks to the fisheries improvement project (FIP) supported by US companies and Brazilian industry partners, and facilitated by South American conservation organization Centro Desarrollo y Pesca Sustentable (Cedepesca). go to article...

seafoodsource.com
Brazilian lobster FIP advances despite political setbacks

Brazilian lobster fishery improvement project (FIP) is continuing to build momentum despite a political situation in the country that has made management difficult. go to article...