I recently ran across a TED talk by Barton Seaver on seafood, sustainability, and health. He makes some really excellent points: Of course, probably the most sustainable thing you can [ … ]
The Global Aquaculture Performance Index (GAPI) measures the environmental costs and benefits of farmed fish. Using GAPI can help inform seafood purchases on a personal level as well as policy decisions on a national level.
Seafood Watch is the go to authority for consumers and businesses that want to make sustainable choices when purchasing seafood. The program, run by the Monteray Bay Aquarium, makes science-based, peer reviewed recommendations to indicate which seafood items are “Best Choices”, “Good Alternatives”, and ones you should “Avoid.”
Living 250 miles inland means ocean fish aren’t local by most people’s definition. Staying true to my ecological ethics means sushi is a rare treat for me. (It’s also better [ … ]
Ernest Hemingway in “A Moveable Feast“ wrote: As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed [ … ]
Have you noticed that fish tend to lie? Or should I say that people tend to lie about fish. Chilean Seabass is not a bass at all but actually Patagonian [ … ]
Last week, I posted about my love for wild salmon, which is as pure and whole as love gets. The day after I posted — the very next day! — [ … ]