Technical and Meeting Reports | International Seafood Sustainability Foundation

Purse seine vessels account for about 66% of the world’s tuna catch. However, the number of purse seiners operating in the various oceans is not available from a single source.  Focusing on large-scale purse seiners (defined here as having 335 m3  fish hold volume or greater) that target tropical tunas, we calculate there are 696 such vessels with a combined fishing capacity of over 874,000 m3. The number of these vessels increased by about 1.5% during the past year.

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3 simple steps to eat more sustainably

Many people do not know how to start living sustainably. In this article we offer 3 simple steps. Everyone can do it easily. Living sustainable you influence on many things, including customer demand. The more people use eco products the more producers make their products eco-friendly.

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Publications « UNEP FI Principles for Sustainable Insurance

Managing environmental, social and governance risks in non-life insurance business (874KB| 41 pages) – Published 2020 Download Conserving our common heritage: the role of spatial finance in natural World Heritage protection (7MB| 23 pages) – Published 2020 Download Unwrapping the Risks of Plastic Pollution to the Insurance Industry (3.25 MB | 58 pages)

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Mission Shunya / Regenerative Thinking – Going beyond Sustainability

The most common definition of Sustainability is to have low / zero impact which is simply not enough for civilization to course correct. Regenerative, on the other hand means to be of positive impact through our actions. How can you be regenerative? Jacob Cherian joins Girish Shivakumar to share the mantra of making contribution through Time, Premium & Network on this episode.

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Mechanical Engineering – Sustainability Committee Helping our students make our future sustainable

Europe is home to between 150,000 and 500,000 landfill sites, of which an estimated 90 percent are thought to be “nonsanitary” landfills predating the European Union Landfill Directive of 1999, according to http://new-mine.eu, the website for the European Union Training Network for Resource Recovery Through Enhanced Landfill Mining (ELFM). ELFM has the potential to provide a solution that could reduce future remediation costs and reclaim valuable land and other resources.

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Sustainable Aviation

With climate change issues increasing in importance the aerospace industry is seeking design solutions to achieve zero carbon. At CFMS our expertise in digital engineering is helping to transform the design of future aircraft through the adoption of new methods and technologies.

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3 Ways Fisheries Managers Can Pivot on Monitoring, Control and Surveillance | International Seafood Sustainability Foundation

With the global pandemic impacting the work of human fisheries observers, electronic monitoring (EM) in global tuna fisheries is in the spotlight more than ever. Here are three ways fisheries managers can act to fully embrace EM today, while enabling a long and successful future for this important monitoring, control and surveillance tool. Pivot and accelerate to best practices where possible.

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Switching Gear – Textiles Programme – Circle Economy

The past two decades have seen a dramatic decrease in the amount of times clothes are worn. Coupled with a shift towards fast fashion, average consumers today buy 60% more items than they did 15 years ago and wear them for half as long. 70% of closets usually go unworn and it is estimated that 33% of women wear items as little as 5 times before disposing of them.

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