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Shrimp Supply Tainted With Modern Slavery: Why Global Business Transparency Is Needed

Katie Shay | Posted 08.27.2014 | Impact
Katie Shay

Americans love shrimp. In fact, we love it so much that we eat it more than any other seafood, and almost more than tuna and salmon combined. However, that love comes with a price -- and a steep one at that.

Just Say No to Antibiotic-Infused Shrimp

Sea to Table | Posted 02.10.2013 | Food
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...

Fishermen React To Game-Changing New Shrimp Regulations

AP | By CLARKE CANFIELD | Posted 10.10.2011 | Food

PORTLAND, Maine -- One of New England's last open-access commercial fisheries could be closed to new participants as regulators look at new ways to ma...

Are Gulf Shrimp Sustainable?

Daniel Klein | Posted 08.23.2011 | Food
Daniel Klein

Earlier this week we went shrimping with a Vietnamese fisherman who was struggling with the economics of shrimp. To augment that story, here is a sho...

With BP's Oil and Chemicals Still in Gulf Coast Waters, Shrimpers Stay Out.

Antonia Juhasz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Antonia Juhasz

The waters are open, but the shrimpers aren't biting, as oil and dispersant remain in water and on beaches. "The fish are safe," declared LaDon Swann...

Blessing Of The Boats: Gulf Shrimpers Pray For Good Season Despite Oil

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

THERIOT, La. (Associated Press) - Docked boats were bedecked with fluttering red, white and blue streamers and rainbows of balloons in a bayou-country...

Hoping for the Best As Shrimpers Prepare to go to Sea

Jessica Lass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jessica Lass

Tonight as I was speaking with the shrimpers I’ve gotten to know this week, I could tell they were leery about going out to fight the oil spill ...

Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival

Susan Deily-Swearingen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Susan Deily-Swearingen

In case there was any question of the amount to which oil and the oil industry are an entrenched part of Louisiana's culture, the 75th annual Shrimp and Petroleum Festival should serve to make things clear.

A Gulf Coast Business Fights BP

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Rachel Leven | Posted 07.28.2011 | Small Business

George Barisich, 54, has been fishing the Gulf Coast his entire life. First, as a kid, for fun, and eventually, for his livelihood, after taking over ...

Coastal Erosion Challenges Perseverance Of Louisiana Fishing Community

NYT | Susan Saulny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

GOLDEN MEADOW, La. -- The men still bark orders in a French patois here while at work along the banks of Bayou Lafourche, a watery main street whose l...