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Sustainable Seafood

Is It Food, or Is It Foodiness? Let's Ask Platina, the 15th Century Vatican Librarian

Erica Wides | Posted 09.18.2014 | Taste
Erica Wides

Why were our options Chilean, Costa Rican and Filipino, with a few sad clams gasping for air and dreaming of Wellfleet?

Steps Toward an Ecological Seafood Menu

Tim O'Shea | Posted 09.16.2014 | Business
Tim O'Shea

With all the pressures on any restaurant regarding food costs and profits, how did they dare make this move? How could they justify the costs? Ready for it? Here is the magic formula revealed.

Remember Dolphin-Safe Tuna? Let's Make FAD-Free Tuna The Next Trend

Maisie Ganzler | Posted 09.16.2014 | Green
Maisie Ganzler

There are now as many as 100,000 drifting FADs around the world -- basically floating pieces of junk put into the ocean and equipped with transponders by the global purse seine fishing industry.

Underloved Fish

Sea to Table | Posted 08.05.2014 | Home
Sea to Table

We all know something is broken when 91 percent of all seafood consumed in the U.S. comes from outside the U.S, and over two-thirds of all seafood we eat is shrimp, salmon, tilapia, (almost all farm-raised under dubious conditions) or canned tuna. Our vast oceans offer a cornucopia of species, and we only taste four of them.

There's A Huge Lack Of Sustainable Seafood In Brooklyn. These Guys Are Here To Change That

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 08.05.2014 | Green

Though studies have continuously shed light on the dangers of overfishing and its potentially disastrous consequences for marine ecosystems around the...

Here's Why You Should Sign Up For A Seafood CSA

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 07.31.2014 | Taste

WTF IS A CSF?

Slavery at Sea

Nick Grono | Posted 08.19.2014 | Impact
Nick Grono

Slavery touches us all, no matter where we live or how law-abiding we are. It is found in the clothes we wear, the products we buy and the food we eat. This has been underlined in the last few weeks by a series of powerful investigations into the horrors of the Thai fishing industry.

Can Fish Be Too Fresh?

Tristan Welch | Posted 08.05.2014 | Taste
Tristan Welch

There is a window of two to three hours when a fresh catch is an exemplary piece of fish.

Dock to Dish Bringing 'Fishermen's Fish' Back To The Community

Liza de Guia | Posted 07.21.2014 | Taste
Liza de Guia

In today's model, the chain of custody isn't as direct as you might think.

How Are Scallops Caught?

Ali Rosen | Posted 06.20.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com Sustainable seafood has become a hot topic in recent years, but despite growing in...

Just Say No to Illegal Pirate Fish: Support Sustainable Seafood

Sea to Table | Posted 06.15.2014 | Green
Sea to Table

It is a sad state of affairs that 91 percent of all seafood consumed in the U.S. is imported, with more than half of that farmed, often in dubious conditions.

Seafood Fraud Under Fire

AP | BRUCE SMITH | Posted 06.12.2014 | Green

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) — When the weather warms and the South Carolina humidity hangs like a soggy blanket along the coast, you can often find an...

Save the Oceans, Feed the World, Make a Profit?

David Bank | Posted 03.18.2014 | Business
David Bank

Impact IQ -- What's good for the fish is good for the fishing communities -- and for impact investors. That's the thesis of three new vehicles for inv...

Trash Fish: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (VIDEO)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 05.13.2014 | Taste
Rebecca Gerendasy

Fueled by heightened consumer demand, the larger, more popular fish are being overfished.

Why Eating Trash Fish Is Good for Eaters, Fishermen and Ocean Fish (VIDEO)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 05.06.2014 | Home
Rebecca Gerendasy

How do you change human behavior, a difficult proposition in itself, let alone when a big problem is largely invisible to the public eye? When it c...

Eating Seafood: Health Boon or Health Threat?

Carl Safina | Posted 04.15.2014 | Green
Carl Safina

So which fish are safe to eat? And which fish provide the greatest health benefits? These are the questions that scientists with the Environmental Working Group set out to answer.

Explore a Hawaiian Fishpond on Your iPhone

Jason Rushin | Posted 03.04.2014 | Hawaii
Jason Rushin

The Hawaiian people have been practitioners of the art of aquaculture for centuries. Being surrounded by ocean, it's an obvious talent, but the advanced fish-rearing technologies that they developed centuries ago are nothing short of amazing.

From the Ivory Tower Kitchen: Eight Lessons I Learned About Seafood Sustainability From An Octopus

Hari Pulapaka, Ph.D., C.E.C. | Posted 02.05.2014 | Home
Hari Pulapaka, Ph.D., C.E.C.

The two day event hosted by The Monterey Bay Aquarium at The Carmel Valley Ranch engaged 20 individuals in an experiential meeting about ways in which chefs can influence positive change when it comes to issues related to the sustainability of our oceans and fisheries.

Sustainable Seafood: Healthy Fish, Healthy Fishermen, Healthy Markets

Sea to Table | Posted 01.25.2014 | Home
Sea to Table

Sustainability is a big word that means a lot of different things to a lot of different people. Companies from Monsanto to McDonald's cloak themselves...

EU To Ban Fish Imports From States Linked To Illegal Trade

Reuters | Posted 01.26.2014 | Green

By Charlie Dunmore BRUSSELS, Nov 26 (Reuters) - The European Commission proposed on Tuesday an EU-wide ban on fisheries imports from ...

One Of The Biggest Killers Of Whales Strikes Again

Posted 11.14.2013 | Green

Maui is on an island-wide search for a young humpback whale that was seen entangled in polypropylene fishing line Monday. Hawaii News Now repo...

Choosing Sustainable Shrimp

Menuism | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Menuism

Shrimp account for nearly a quarter of the nation's seafood consumption. But these numbers do not bode well for the sustainable seafood movement because shrimp is a tough item to source responsibly in the quantities it is currently consumed.

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...

Great Fish, Great Lakes: Celebrating National Seafood Month

Roger Germann | Posted 10.24.2013 | Green
Roger Germann

Sometimes, when we talk about sustainable seafood at Shedd, people wonder why we include the Great Lakes. After all, when people think about seafood, images of fishing boats along the Atlantic or Pacific coasts often come to mind.

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.