WWF trying to change the attitudes of thousands of long-line tuna fishermen and convince them that ... / ©: Jürgen Freund / WWF-Aus

Marine solutions

King prawns sustainably caught by the MSC certified South Australia's Spencer Gulf prawn fishery. / ©: Spencer Gulf and West Coast Prawn Fishermen’s Association
© Spencer Gulf and West Coast Prawn Fishermen’s Association
Buying sustainable seafood
Consumer demand for sustainable seafood can act as an extremely powerful incentive for better fisheries management.
Sphyraenidae sp. A school of Hellers barracuda stream across the entrance to a barrier reef ... / ©: Cat Holloway / WWF
© Cat Holloway / WWF
Smart Fishing
WWF’s Smart Fishing initiative seeks to move four major, global fisheries – whitefish, tuna, tropical shrimp and forage (fish caught primarily for fish meal or fish oil) – towards long-term sustainability.
Dwarf minke whale, Balaenoptera acutorostrata.  Great Barrier Reef & Coral Sea, Australia. / ©: Jürgen Freund / WWF
© Jürgen Freund / WWF
Marine Protected Areas
Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) safeguard the rich diversity of life in our oceans while supporting local economies.
Dead Southern bluefin tuna (Thunnus maccoyii) caught in a tuna pen, Port Lincoln, South Australia. / ©: naturepl.com / David Fleetham / WWF
© naturepl.com / David Fleetham / WWF
Regional Fisheries Management
Managing migratory species and stocks that straddle the jurisdictions of multiple countries has always been a challenge.
A school of snapper fish in the waters off the coast of Vanua Levu, Fiji. / ©: Brent Stirton / Getty Images
© Brent Stirton / Getty Images
Working across borders to forge regional fisheries solutions
WWF-Australia works across borders to assist neighbouring countries and regions to develop marine conservation initiatives and to forge regional solutions.