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The World’s GREENEST TUNA Stocks are within the Pacifical PNA waters

The latest scientific report by SPC on 2020 rates the Western Central Pacific as the only ocean with skipjack, yellowfin, bigeye and albacore all in beautiful GREEN! 70% of these tuna are caught within the EEZs of the PNA nations, making their successful management the most important factor in assuring that not a single tuna…

7000 tuna crew members will benefit from our partnership with Global Seafood Alliance

Independently verifying and certifying that Pacifical PNA caught tuna is fished by people who work under healthy working and living conditions and fair pay. Click here to see the press release: https://www.pacifical.com/pacifical-targets-gsa-certification-to-guard-fair-conditions-for-seiner-crews/ #sustainabletuna #pacifical #choosepacifical #choosepna #sustainability

Knee-Deep in the Ocean Speech from Tuvalu to #COP26

Standing less than 2 meters (6.6 ft) above sea level, Tuvalu – together with Tokelau and Kiribati – are among the most vulnerable nations on earth. “We cannot wait for speeches when the sea is rising around us,” Says Min. Kofe. Fighting against sea-level rise comes at a great cost for Pacifical nations, and tuna…

TRUTH: Mercury in tuna is NOT toxic, selenium neutralizes its effects

There are no proven cases of negative effects of human tuna consumption related to mercury (Hg), instead, the positive effects of eating tuna are well documented. When consuming tuna, the mercury level is neutralized by the selenium (Se) level in tuna, making it harmless for us. But if you still want to guarantee your tuna…

Climate-driven tuna redistribution will harm our tuna-dependent nations

Fishing license fees provide on average 37% of total PNA governments revenues, for Tokelau even 98% . In the long term, this climate change effect will be catastrophic, reducing much-needed revenue for our nations’ education, health care, and infrastructure. You can make a difference; Ask your supplier for MSC tuna caught within the sustainably managed…

Small Island Nations, Large Ocean States!

Astonishing to see the difference in land and water surface of the Pacifical PNA countries, but even more remarkable to realize these small island nations successfully maintain and guard the healthy state of 50% of the world’s skipjack, which fills most tuna cans. Sustainable management is THE key driver for the Pacifical PNA people, it’s…

Health is a human right

Also for tuna crews and observers. The potential risk of them COVID-19 contracting and/or transmitting it on tuna fishing vessels is one that neither they, their families, or our tuna nations should be exposed to. Vaccinations are an crucial step to keep our people at sea and on the islands safe. It is real good…

MSC’s tuna future in the hands of LAGGARDS!

The Pacifical PNA nations have been more than 10 years on a successful journey to make and keep the WCPO the GREENEST ocean for all tuna species ( 800,000 MT of PNA catch is MSC Eligible).By putting the future of this most successful MSC fishery into the hands of the WCPFC, an RFMO that decides…

Happy Independence Day Kiribati!

A beautiful tuna-rich country with one of the most unique geographic locations! The only country in the world located in all 4 hemispheres. A large ocean state; the Kiribati EEZ is slightly bigger than the country of India. And yes, Kiribati is pronounced “Kiri-Bass”. We love you Kiribati. Happy birthday! Check out this great video…

A Drowning Paradise In The South Pacific

BEING WASHED AWAY by #climatechange that is what the Kiribati People fear. Their homes are barely above the ever rising #sealevel, but they are finding hope in #tuna….. Almost 70% of the entire Kiribati government revenue comes from tuna, it has risen from $27 million in 2008 to $160 million last year! With that money the Kiribati people are…

The Pacifical Mice That Roared

A Must Read, Guardian UK news article around topic Pacific Plunder describes how our tiny Pacifical PNA island nations through an innovative approach created the most remarkable achievement in the last 50 years. They stopped overfishing, established healthy tuna stocks and now have an annual revenue of $500M! Revenues that are heavily needed and well…

Happy World Ocean Day!

Did you know the Pacific Ocean accounts for 48% of the world’s ocean? The Pacifical island nations have been custodians of the Ocean for generations, our forefathers gave us the privilege to inherit the vast healthy tuna resources we enjoy today, we are therefore determined to do the same for all our future generations. Happy…

Absolutely fantastic! Check out this awesome interactive wheel

Check out this awesome interactive wheel showing – country by country – the real progress in the Pacific region towards the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Still, a long way to go, but what gets measured, gets managed. The Pacific on its way to transformation. YES, tuna plays a big role to achieve zero…

Discover Now! this super cool educational book for kids of the Pacifical region and beyond

It contains gorgeous illustrations from Penelope Casey, and released online by the Office of the Pacific Ocean Commissioner (OPOC). Pacifical is proud to globally represent also the kids of the PNA, who are learning from these images about their healthy and hugely important tuna living underwater. Take some quality time for this ‘Must Read’ on…

The United Nations highlighted the role of tuna this week

The United Nations highlighted the role of tuna this week and how the pacifical PNA island people have demonstrated the positive impact of their small states working together to the benefit of their communities. Thanks to the PNA innovative VDS fishing license system, Kiribati’s annual government income from tuna has risen about 6X times to about USD…

Check out our brand new PNA HQ!

Just opened. Right in the middle of the Pacific in Majuro, Marshall Islands. It will house the people working behind the scenes to help ensure your Pacifical tuna is caught and managed sustainably. The PNA office also collects the license fees for fishing in the EEZs of our 9 PNA nations. Crucial income for our…

WINNERS!! Today is World Tuna Day and we’ve got the winners of our Video Clip Contest

Today we celebrate and commemorate the importance and value of tuna, both to the Pacifical community and consumers worldwide. In these 3 very cool videos the winners have shown convincingly how tuna positively contributes to their Pacifical PNA community. 1. Merry Christie Kere [1st Place – Solomon Islands ] https://lnkd.in/gdbanVm 2. Damida Alez [2nd Place –…

70% of Earth’s surface is water

Our oceans produce over half of the world’s oxygen and absorbs 50 times more carbon dioxide than our atmosphere….. The habitat of our sustainably managed Pacifical wild tuna plays an BIG role. The pristine waters of our Pacifical PNA nations, together 40% larger than the European continent, are therefore crucial in ensuring the well-being of…

Securing the future of climate resilience in the Pacific cannot be left to chance

Sea-level rise, extreme weather events, impacts on the ocean eco-system, Pacifical PNA Island States suffer the greatest consequences of climate change. Threatening the livelihood of close to a million Pacifical island people. They meet their targets of around 0.1 % of total global greenhouse gas emissions, while the polluting countries representing more than 70% of…

New Report! Oceania MSC Tuna Market Snapshot

New! – What makes Oceania a stagnant MSC Tuna market? It is not only the world’s largest supplier with the PNA island nations but also one of the major buying regions of MSC-certified tuna with Australia and New Zealand. Two static markets when it comes to offering consumers verifiable sustainable catch. Find out more in…

Sad News: UK Retailers have lost their once leading position on Tuna Sustainability

These supermarkets are excellent performers in consistently increasing their MSC-certified volume mostly sold frozen or chilled fish but why are they grossly underperforming on their main selling seafood item: canned tuna? Market leader Tesco (27%) has pledged to go for 100% MSC certified Tuna by 2025. Will this decision influence the other retailers? Check out…

“Believe you can and you are half-way there”

From USD 50 million to 500 million, the PNA nations have ten folded their income in just a decade, making a huge difference in the life of PNA people! Some islands are now able to provide benefits for the unemployed, pensions for the elderly, stipends for students, aid for the disabled, and can afford to…

Happy International Women’s Day!

Women make up large parts of the workforce in tuna value chains. Happy International Women’s Day to all women worldwide, and especially to those women in the #Pacific with an active role in the PNA #MSC tuna supply chain. From fishing, processing, monitoring, and/or management, today we celebrate you! https://zcu.io/IadY

#WorldWildlifeDay!

Not all heroes wear capes. Today, on World Wildlife Day, we highlight the people behind our PNA sustainable wild #tuna fishery. They help to provide the world with an affordable, sustainable, and valuable source of protein and omega 3: #sustainabletuna

Want to know more about our shareholders?

The 8+1 countries Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, PNG, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, and Tuvalu are the shareholders of the PNA and control the first and largest MSC Tuna fishery! Check out this link to learn more about these wonderful ocean nations: https://zcu.io/4NBw

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