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Sustainable Seafood

How Are Scallops Caught?

Ali Rosen | Posted 04.20.2014 | 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 04.15.2014 | 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 04.12.2014 | 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 03.13.2014 | 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 03.07.2014 | Food
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 | Food
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 | Food
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.

What Is Your Favorite Meal? A Reflection on Flavor, Salmon, and a Way of Life

Joshua Lewin | Posted 09.21.2013 | Taste
Joshua Lewin

I love salmon: fresh, cured, smoked, salted and buried. And I love the memories that return each time I prepare it.

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...

PHOTOS: Trash For Dinner?

AP | MICHELE KAYAL | Posted 06.14.2013 | Green

-- Most people have only ever seen a scorpion fish in an aquarium. Unless they dine at Carolina Crossroads Restaurant in Chapel Hill, N.C., where the...

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.

Trader Joe's Appeases Greenpeace... Sort of

Zester Daily | Posted 06.04.2013 | Taste
Zester Daily

Trader Joe's has rocketed from 15th to third place on Greenpeace's 2013 sustainable seafood scorecard based largely on the retailer's decision to sharply reduce its sale of red-listed items and establish tougher standards for the seafood it purchases, whether wild or farmed.

What to Know About Imported Seafood

Menuism | Posted 06.04.2013 | Taste
Menuism

Know where your seafood is coming from.

The Best & Worst Supermarkets For Sustainable Seafood

The Huffington Post | Carey Polis | Posted 05.30.2013 | Green

Greenpeace has released its annual "Carting Away The Oceans" report, which scores supermarkets on their commitment to sustainable seafood. In an era i...