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The Future of Ocean Conservation: New Aspen Report from the Ocean Community Strategy Roundtable

David Monsma | Posted 06.24.2014 | Green
David Monsma

By elevating conservation to nationally-prioritized agendas -- like economic development and food security -- conservation groups are engaging new stakeholders in demonstrating the positive long-term impact of environmental protection.

In Search of the Sea Gypsies (PHOTOS)

Peter Levi | Posted 08.24.2014 | Travel
Peter Levi

Chao Le seems to live their lives as the day comes. They rather use trading instead of money. They fish, hunt for pearls and sell their handcrafts to tourists. Like the local Thais, they have a calm, respectful way about them.

WHAT MAKES A GREAT LOBSTER FISHERMAN?

Frank A. Weil | Posted 10.29.2013 | Impact
Frank A. Weil

Luck? No way. Think again. I have been visiting the coast of Maine for over 60 years and my fascination with the process of lobster fishing has never...

XPRIZE Spurs Innovators to Tackle Climate Change's Evil Twin: Ocean Acidification

Frances Beinecke | Posted 11.09.2013 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Acidification has major implications for our seas and coastal economies, but scientists are only beginning to understand it. Today those efforts got a giant boost.

WATCH: NYC Vendy Awards Finalist, Luke's Lobster: Ambassadors of Maine

Liza de Guia | Posted 10.30.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Meet Luke Holden, the president and founder of Luke's Lobster, a sustainably focused Maine seafood company based in New York City. Luke is a proud Mainer, or "Mainiac."

This Is So Good It Hurts

Posted 08.23.2013 | Comedy

What could possibly make Seal's "Kiss From A Rose" any better than it already is? Well, truthfully, a lot of things. You could sing it drunkenly to yo...

Eat Better Fish

Sea to Table | Posted 08.21.2013 | Taste
Sea to Table

In the traditional supply chain, fish passes through many hands before arriving on your plate, and the freshest fish on the market is at least six days old. Luckily, chefs all around the country are beginning to make choices that support independent fishermen and sustainable fisheries.

Mexican Fishermen Saving Sharks

Sandra Larriva | Posted 10.02.2013 | Green
Sandra Larriva

It was a first for Eri, who had never swum that far offshore, let alone with such an odd-looking creature. He put on a pair of long free-diving fins and got his picture taken, gliding below the gentle giant. Back on shore, Eri wondered what it would be like to do the same with a shark.

Is Farmed Fish Really the Answer?

Sea to Table | Posted 08.17.2013 | Green
Sea to Table

We recently reached a milestone in the history of the human diet: for the first time ever, world farmed fish production topped beef production. In 20...

The True Cost of Food

Sea to Table | Posted 06.04.2013 | Taste
Sea to Table

When we turn a blind eye to where our food comes from in the name of convenience and price, we allow others to make our choices about what kind of food system we want to have. Ignorance may be bliss, but we can no longer afford to ignore the impact of our food choices.

Salmon or Gold?

Sea to Table | Posted 07.21.2013 | Taste
Sea to Table

Fisherman Christopher Nicolson is gearing up for salmon season. Each summer he makes the long trek to Alaska with his family, from Brooklyn to Brist...

The Deep

Edward M. Weinman | Posted 07.16.2013 | Entertainment
Edward M. Weinman

With the blockbuster 2 Guns set to explode across U.S. multiplexes this summer, renegade filmmaker Baltasar Kormakur (Contraband) is about to become Iceland's most popular cultural export.

Why We Need a National Ocean Policy

Sea to Table | Posted 06.24.2013 | Green
Sea to Table

This week over one billion people in 192 countries celebrated Earth Day. We planted trees, shared recycling tips, pledged action to combat climate c...

Eat Patriotic Fish

Sea to Table | Posted 04.08.2013 | Taste
Sea to Table

How do I know what fish is ok to buy? One simple step we can all take is to buy wild domestic seafood.

Who Can You Trust for Sustainable Seafood?

Sea to Table | Posted 04.21.2013 | Green
Sea to Table

Last week's NPR investigation on MSC-certified seafood has many questioning where to turn for sustainable seafood. The MSC label is supposed to guaran...

Fishermen and Chefs United: Keep Catch Shares On The Table

Matt Rand | Posted 04.18.2013 | Green
Matt Rand

Recently, some in Congress have attempted to take catch shares off the table for fishery managers, limiting regional councils' ability to make the best decision for their fishermen.

The End of the New England Fisherman?

Sea to Table | Posted 04.07.2013 | Green
Sea to Table

Last week marked a historic turning point for many fishing communities when the New England Fishery Management Council approved deep cuts to the cod...

McSustainable Seafood

Sea to Table | Posted 01.29.2013 | Home
Sea to Table

McDonald's is the first restaurant chain to use the Marine Stewardship Council label, which means every Fish McBite Happy Meal comes with a guarantee that you are making a responsible choice. But is a label enough?

Farm-to-Table Lessons for Sustainable Seafood

Sea to Table | Posted 03.24.2013 | Home
Sea to Table

Congress has been debating giving disaster relief to fishermen in the wake of Hurricane Sandy . This idea of 'fish aid' reminds us of Farm Aid, a move...

Why Do We Need GMO Farmed Salmon?

Sea to Table | Posted 01.16.2013 | Home
Sea to Table

There are plenty of reasons to oppose genetically engineered salmon, ranging from consumer health concerns to environmental risk, but there's a larger question we need to ask. What kind of food system do we want to sustain us?

Climate Change Challenges New England Fishermen

Sea to Table | Posted 03.10.2013 | Green
Sea to Table

For years scientists have been blaming fishermen for depleted cod stocks in the Gulf of Maine, but now evidence points to another culprit -- climate c...

Incredible Photos Of Peru's Disappearing Fishermen

AP | Posted 02.26.2013 | World

EL CALLAO, Peru (AP) — Fishermen living around Peru's largest port have harvested the sea as a means of survival since the 16th century. ...

A Feast of Seven (Sustainable) Fishes

Sea to Table | Posted 02.16.2013 | Home
Sea to Table

Among all the ways to celebrate the holidays, we can't help but be partial to the Mediterranean tradition of the Feast of the Seven Fishes, a seafood-...

Just Say No to Antibiotic-Infused Shrimp

Sea to Table | Posted 02.10.2013 | Home
Sea to Table

Meet the Wood family. The Woods have been fishing in the sleepy Gulf coast town of Port St. Joe, Florida since 1860. Around 1950, Grandpa Wood took u...

Some Claimants Opt Out Of Proposed BP Medical Settlement

Susan Buchanan | Posted 01.18.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

A medical portion in the proposed, $7.8 billion class-action settlement with BP will satisfy some residents who became ill from the 2010 spill but hundreds of others opted out because the agreement doesn't cover their chronic ailments and sky-high expenses.