Because of careful planning of the fisheries around Palau, the sea is still plentiful. The healthiest tuna stocks in the Pacific Ocean swim in the waters around it, attracting poachers from many nations.
The tuna industry is devastating oceans. Tuna populations need our help!
Aimed at kids 9-12, World Without Fish combines a graphic novel, lovely watercolor illustrations, and clear explanations to show what’s happening to the oceans and what kids can do about it.
U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization an estimated 53 percent of fisheries are considered fully exploited—harvested to their maximum sustainable levels—with no room for expansion in production. Population growth and a higher demand for dietary protein are putting increasing pressure on depleted stocks and threatened ecosystems.
Around the world, fisheries co-managed by local authorities and fishers themselves are emerging as a promising solution to replenishing depleting fish stocks.
Choosing the food you want to eat is like choosing the political party you want to rule your country. Whatever you choose will be bad but the challenge here is to choose the less harmful option. Over the years the way we harvest and process our food has dramatically changed. The reason for this? Expansion of our human society, and its greed. I will explain this using a food that many of us eat as an example: fish.
Ted Danson started the American Oceans Campaign when he felt like he was making too much money working on Cheers and he wanted to give something back. He and his family had always enjoyed spending time at the beach, and now he’s raising awareness to help save our world’s oceans.
While some big chains like Costco have adopted a sustainable seafood policy, many companies continue to offer endangered fish. It’s time for Walmart and SUPERVALU, who owns Albertsons and Shaws, to step up and change their policies.
New research provides the strongest evidence to date that overfishing has impacted ocean ecosystems globally.
Oysters are a popular item on many Valentine’s Day menus because of their reputation as an aphrodisiac. But a new study suggests that these succulent mollusks might disappear from the dining table one day soon.
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.
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! — [ … ]