Gulf of Alaska Cod Likely to Lose 2020 MSC Certification Due to Ocean Warming
Update: The RFM Certification is not under expedited audit for GOA Pcod; only the MSC Certification is. The article has been corrected.
It’s all but certain that Gulf of Alaska cod will lose its MSC sustainability certification in a few months, due to incremental decreases in the stock that now brings it just below a critical reference point. That prompted a federal closure in the Gulf, and now will likely mean a suspension -- the word itself telegraphs misdeeds and penalties -- of the Marine Stewardship Council’s certification ...
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