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"Wild-caught," eh? 30 percent of shrimp labels are false

When He Tweeted This Picture Of Oysters, He Probably Wasn't Expecting This Sort Of Response

People were like, <i>Whaaaaa...</i><p>Some were thinking, <i>What sort of wizardry IS THIS!?</i><p>Others were kinda grossed out.<p>But Steve was there with some pearls of …

Healthy Kids In The Kitchen With Barton Seaver

13:06:38<p>MR. KOJO NNAMDIFrom WAMU 88.5 at American University in Washington, welcome to "The Kojo Nnamdi Show," connecting your neighborhood with the …

Marketplace - Latest industry news and articles | IntraFish

The Latin American market currently gobbles up around 2,000 tons of Alaskan fish annually. According to ASMI, this is primed for a stark increase.

Predatory Fish Have Declined by Two Thirds in the 20th Century

The removal of top predators has been called “humankind’s most pervasive influence on nature,” and it is as detrimental in the sea as it is on land. …

Sustainable Seafood at SXSW Eco: A Tale of Two Fisheries

<i>This post is part of Triple Pundit’s ongoing coverage of the SXSW Eco conference. For the rest, please visit our SXSW Eco page here.</i><p>Ocean health …

Pursuing Sustainability, One Chef (And Home Cook) at a Time

The Plate<p><b>Who is driving change in the food system?</b><p>I spent this past weekend at the sixth annual meeting of the Chefs Collaborative, a nonprofit that is committed to organizing chefs—with their buying power and their star power—into a tool for change.<p>The group educates its 13,000 members on crucial …

2014 Back of the Napkin Winner: Alaska Community Seafood Hub - BALLE | Business Alliance for Local Living Economies

The Organic Valley Back of the Napkin Business Plan Competition challenged the 600 attendees at the BALLE Conference in June to team up and propose …

Seen and Heard at SXSW Eco: Day 2

<i>This post is part of Triple Pundit’s ongoing coverage of the SXSW Eco conference. For the rest, please visit our SXSW Eco page here.</i><p>The SXSW Eco …

Another Step Towards Ecological Seafood Menus

In a prior blog, I asserted that to move closer to a sustainable seafood menu I had observed these simple steps that chefs were taking at top restaurants as well as kitchens in more casual eateries when they worked with CleanFish. I stated that the "formula" I had learned from these chefs went like …

Be on Your Gurnard

“Gurnard takes on whatever flavor you use with it,” says Charlotte Sasso, who co-owns Stuart’s Seafood in Amagansett. Sasso grew up eating her …

Bartender, There’s Seaweed in My Beer - Modern Farmer

Maryland promotes bay's bounties

Chefs, seafood wholesalers and culinary educators recently traveled across the Chesapeake Bay to see oyster beds and crabmeat being picked.<p>The trip …

Steps Toward an Ecological Seafood Menu

Sustainability in seafood -- is it really so hard to attain? And what can the average seafood lover do about it? We frequently hear from distributors and from chefs that they admire and some even are kind to say they're proud of what we do at CleanFish...but...The "but", is usually all focused on …

Another Step Toward Ecological Seafood Menus

Another step towards sustainable seafood menus: My prior HuffPost blog noted a simple restaurant chef's recipe for more sustainable menus. I stated that the "magic formula" was:<p>• Source Well<p>• Portion Well<p>• Price Well<p>• Tell people the story of the fish<p>Some responded with skepticism, some wanted a …

Thimble Island Oyster Co. Takes Sustainable Gardening Underwater

Off the coast of Long Island Sound, a team of innovative sea farmers maintains a 40-acre farm, the Thimble Island Oyster Co., that isdedicated toward …

Climate change: 'I'm on the front lines of this crisis' - CNN.com

<i>Editor's note: John D. Sutter is a columnist for CNN Opinion and creator of CNN's Change the List project. Follow him on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram. E-mail him at ctl@cnn.com. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.</i><p><b>On Long Island Sound (CNN)</b> -- On Friday …

Pacific Ocean takes perilous turn | Sea Change

Ocean acidification, the lesser-known twin of climate change, threatens to scramble marine life on a scale almost too big to fathom.<p>"Sea Change" was …

Impact Investors Dive Into Oceans

Impact investing—investment dollars designed to deliver both financial and social or environmental returns—is being used by investors to deliver …

Innovators In Norway Use Power Plant Carbon Pollution To Grow Fish Food

Norway is known as a world leader in exporting oil and gas — but it’s also a leading fish exporter. However with global demand growing, feeding all …

Relocalizing Food Supply Chains Through Tech & the Power of Story | Food+Tech Connect

10 Jul 2014<p><i>Guest post by Erika Block of</i> <i>Local Orbit</i> and Nina Misuraca Ignaczak, writer and editor. <i>The views expressed here are solely those of the</i> …

The biggest environmental controversy few have heard of

<b>Update Nov. 3: On Election Day, there is an initiative on the ballot in Alaska that, if approved, would require approval of the Pebble Mine project by the state Legislature. In July, America Tonight profiled how Pebble Mine has divided the state, becoming one of the more significant environmental</b> …

Ocean Acidification Could Be Creating Friendless Fish

As CO2 levels rise, coral-reef fish seem to lose the ability to recognize each other.<p>Fish seem like chummy enough creatures, often schooling with fish they're familiar with to avoid predators and increase the chances of finding a mate. But as carbon dioxide levels rise worldwide, they could lose …

We're fishing the oceans dry. It's time to reconsider fish farms.

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Smile! Satellites can see your illegal fishing from space

If a fish falls in the forest and no one is there to hear it … wait, is that not how it goes? Let’s put it this way: If a fishing boat illegally …

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From Coffee and Tea to Fish in the Sea: A New Frontier of Fair Trade

<b>By Maya Spaull</b><p>All too often the news reports about marine species are grim: We read about declining fish stocks, illegal and unregulated fishing and …