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Sustainable Fishing

Rescue for the Global Ocean (Part I)

Peter Neill | Posted 07.08.2014 | Green
Peter Neill

These are complicated issues and solutions. Each and every one merits further exposition and discussion; their importance demands that we address each one in more detail over ensuing posts.

You Need to Know: All About Fish Fraud

Eve Turow | Posted 06.11.2014 | Food
Eve Turow

From 2010 to 2012, Oceana tested more than 1,200 seafood samples to examine fraudulent labeling. After completing DNA analyses, they found that one-third of fish samples were mislabeled.

Investing in Nature: New Sources of Capital

Mark Tercek | Posted 06.30.2014 | Green
Mark Tercek

Two hundred and fifty billion dollars: that's the gap between the estimated need to support global conservation efforts and what's currently devoted...

Global Partnership for the Oceans

Peter Neill | Posted 06.21.2014 | Green
Peter Neill

Of the many organizations and initiatives dedicated to ocean sustainability, we often point to smaller groups and individuals attempting and succeeding in making a difference through specific actions directed at local issues and solutions.

WATCH: Big Game Anglers Raise Eyebrows With Intense Catch And Release Of Giant Shark

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 03.27.2014 | Green

Fishermen dream of wrestling down and finally reeling in a massive catch, but it takes a certain type to seek out and revel in a face-off with a 700 p...

Farm to Fork Across America: Netting the Spirit of Environmentally Responsible Fishing

Julie Ann Fineman | Posted 05.24.2014 | Food
Julie Ann Fineman

As part of their business family, fishers must be willing to go the extra mile to improve their practices. If necessary, some modify their fleet, including more selective nets and more fuel-efficient engines.

From the Sushi Plate to the Investment Portfolio: Three Ways to Take Action on Ocean Health

John B. Thomas | Posted 03.17.2014 | Green
John B. Thomas

If you're ordering sushi in the United States, you may not be eating what you think you are.

Why Seafood Matters

Rupert Howes | Posted 04.26.2014 | Green
Rupert Howes

Seafood is the largest-traded food commodity in the world and is a key part of global food security.

After the TED Prize, Resurfacing in Sustainable Aquaculture

Amy Novogratz | Posted 03.31.2014 | Business
Amy Novogratz

Aqua-Spark seeks to invest in companies that will achieve and advance aquaculture without causing environmental harm - from innovative feed and antibiotic monitoring to new distribution technologies or anything that can help us grow and provide fish in a sustainable manner.

WATCH: In 50 Years, There May Be No Fish Left To Catch

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 12.06.2013 | Green

A powerful video about how overfishing is decimating our oceans reminds us this week to pause and think twice about the seafood we eat. Created by...

Farm To Fork Across America: Wild Alaskan Salmon Running for Their Lives

Julie Ann Fineman | Posted 12.04.2013 | Green
Julie Ann Fineman

Right now we have this beautiful abundance, a sustainable resource, the largest run of sockeye salmon in the entire world! Why put it at jeopardy?

Q&A With Andreas Merkl: Dialogues on the Environment

Mark Tercek | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Mark Tercek

In this ongoing series, I talk with thought leaders about ideas and trends in the environmental movement. Next in the series is my conversation with Ocean Conservancy President and CEO Andreas Merkl.

The Bottom Line: Protecting Real Estate for Fish

Lee Crockett | Posted 01.26.2014 | Green
Lee Crockett

For businesses dependent on high foot traffic, location is everything. It's much the same out on the water, where finding the right spot can make all the difference for commercial and recreational fishermen alike.

Partnership Aims To Make Your Fish Sticks More Sustainable

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.31.2013 | Green

Chances are, you've eaten a Gorton's fish stick at some point in your life. And now, thanks to a partnership with the New England Aquarium, the chance...

What's a Danajon Bank?

Michael Ready | Posted 11.18.2013 | Green
Michael Ready

When I travel to developing areas I am reminded that for some, conservation may seem a luxury. I'm grateful for those groups working towards lofty conservation goals, while still providing sustainable livelihood options for the people who depend on the reef.

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.

How Fresh Is Your Fish?

Jeffrey de Picciotto | Posted 09.11.2013 | Taste
Jeffrey de Picciotto

A few quick tips to selecting fresh fish and why buying local will taste a whole lot better.

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...

There Are Plenty of Other Fish in the Sea (Why Aren't You Eating Them?)

Sara Jenkins | Posted 06.14.2013 | Taste
Sara Jenkins

People everywhere should be as open to experimenting with unfamiliar fish as they are to feasting on obscure parts of a pig.

Where Have All the Tuna Gone?

Aaron Gray-Block | Posted 06.04.2013 | Green
Aaron Gray-Block

Despite the vastness of the earth's oceans, we have become masters at emptying them of fish in the past 60 years, pushing species such as the Pacific ...

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...

Fisheries Crime

Peter Neill | Posted 07.07.2013 | Green
Peter Neill

In addition to analyzing, planning, training, and generating policy and legal recommendations to address the problem, INTERPOL will actually coordinate and conduct regional or species targeted operations in the most vulnerable regions such as the West African coast.

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.