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Премия рунета 2017

Twenty six percent of the total salmon catch in Kamchatka was eco-labeled in 2018

29 march 2019
It also means 20% of the total salmon catch in the Russian Far East were certified against the environmental standards of Marine Stewardship Council (MSC).

In 2018, six fishing companies joined the circle of MSC certified fisheries, doubling the percentage of officially sustained catches of Kamchatka over the last two years.

"We expect that this year the percentage of MSC certified catch in Kamchatka will increase. In 2018, the Tymlat Fishery joined the certification process. It is quite possible that the company will receive the certificate of sustainability in the next couple of months," said Sergey Korostelev the Sustainable Marine Fishing Program coordinator with WWF-Russia.

Right now, the MSC certification standards are the most objective ones. They work as well-accepted proof of a fisheries' sustainability. Buyers, sellers, and fishermen in many countries around the world recognize the MSC label as a guarantee of the environmentally sound origin of seafood.

For additional information please contact
Project coordinator (Sustainable fishery project coordinator)