Seafood Watch ‘Red Lists’ U.S. American Lobster, Other Fisheries Over Threats to Critically Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales
September 06, 2022 10:13 ET | Oceana
Washington, Sept. 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch program added more than a dozen fisheries, including the U.S. American lobster fishery, to its “Red...
Oceana Demands Mexico and U.S. Fulfill Their Legal Commitments under Trade Agreement to Protect the Oceans
July 14, 2022 12:31 ET | Oceana
Merida, Mexico, July 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- During the annual meeting of Parties to the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), Oceana claims that two years after the countries signed...
Oceana Analysis Finds U.S. Falls Short on Transparency at Sea
April 12, 2022 09:07 ET | Oceana
Washington, April 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oceana released a new analysis today finding that the United States’ requirements for transparency of fishing vessels fall short of other countries’...
U.S. Seafood Demand Drives Illegal Fishing Around the World, Says Oceana Report
February 01, 2022 08:54 ET | Oceana
Washington, Feb. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today Oceana released a new report showing that the illegal seafood trade, fueled in part by U.S. demand, is hurting local fishing communities around...
Over 100 Scientists Call on Congress to End Illegal Fishing, Seafood Fraud, and Human Rights Abuses in U.S. Seafood Supply Chain
December 13, 2021 09:16 ET | Oceana
Washington, Dec. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, more than 100 scientists and researchers sent a letter to Congress calling for immediate action to address illegal fishing, seafood fraud, and...
Oceana Finds Most Vessels Exceeding Speed Limits in Areas Designed to Protect Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales Along U.S. Atlantic Coast
July 21, 2021 00:05 ET | Oceana
Washington, July 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Oceana released a new report finding that most vessels are exceeding speed limits in areas designed to protect critically endangered North...
Oceana Puts IUU-Listed Vessels on The Map
June 16, 2021 09:41 ET | Oceana
Washington, June 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Oceana launched a new tool that tracks illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU)-listed vessels. Using Global Fishing Watch* data, Oceana’s IUU...
Oceana Finds Hundreds of ‘Hidden’ Chinese Vessels Pillaging Waters Off Argentina
June 02, 2021 13:20 ET | Oceana
WASHINGTON, June 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oceana released a new analysis today that finds hundreds of foreign fishing vessels, primarily Chinese, pillaging the waters off Argentina and...
Congress Introduces Bold New Legislation to Combat Illegal Fishing, Seafood Fraud
May 11, 2021 16:50 ET | Oceana
WASHINGTON, May 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA) and Rep. Garret Graves (R-LA) introduced the Illegal Fishing and Forced Labor Prevention Act, a comprehensive bill to...
Oceana Calls for U.S. Action to End Illegal Fishing & Seafood Fraud
March 03, 2021 07:17 ET | Oceana
Washington, DC, March 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Oceana published a report making the case for expanding transparency and traceability to end illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU)...