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Sustainable Seafood

President Obama Declares Alaska's Bristol Bay Off Limits to Oil and Gas Leasing

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 12.17.2014 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

President Obama on Tuesday declared Bristol Bay "a beautiful natural wonder" and designated its salmon-rich waters indefinitely off limits for oil and gas leasing.

Black Elephants, Black Swans, and Tomorrow's Fish

Tim O'Shea | Posted 11.30.2014 | Green
Tim O'Shea

Is it a bit much to say that we are in the midst of a Food Revolution? I suggest that depends on how you view the current conditions on your plate, in your family, in your community, in our nation.

Red or White? Tell People What You Are Serving Them, and Why

Tim O'Shea | Posted 11.10.2014 | Business
Tim O'Shea

Like the wine lists required even in today's most casual settings, it is time to list on menus the sources and the practices of the fisheries we are eating from.

Another Step Towards Ecological Seafood Menus

Tim O'Shea | Posted 12.06.2014 | Green
Tim O'Shea

With regard to sustainability, size does matter rather a bit, and our choices around seafood are core to why our oceans are being depleted and habitats destroyed at levels that cannot be adequately replenished, unless we change what we are doing.

Another Step Toward Ecological Seafood Menus

Tim O'Shea | Posted 11.22.2014 | Business
Tim O'Shea

In the seafood trade, you can reassert your civic right, whether chef or consumer, to know what you are buying, where it is from and how the fish you want was harvested, or raised. Still, your rights are only real if exercised.

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

Erica Wides | Posted 11.18.2014 | 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 11.16.2014 | 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 11.16.2014 | 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 10.05.2014 | 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 ...