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Celebrating Previously Frozen Farmed Fish

I live in Maine, a state where it’s not infrequent to see the bumper sticker “Friends don’t let friends eat farmed salmon.” While…
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Greenpeace: Failing Grade for (Most of) America’s Canned Tuna

Greenpeace released its Canned Tuna Shopping Guide today, which ranks 14 U.S. canned tuna brands based on their sourcing policies and practices.
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Seafood Distributor Makes Sustainability Policy Front and Center

Sea Delight partnered with FishWise, a sustainable seafood consultancy, to create a sustainable seafood policy. With FishWise, Sea Delight will collect data on…
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Bolstering Regional Management for Sustainable Tuna Fisheries

Regional management organizations – including all the major fishing nations and coastal states – have the mandate to collectively adopt conservation and management…
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Eat a Lionfish, Save a Coral Reef

NOAA scientists are reaching out to consumers for help to save the Atlantic reef systems, and their call is being heard by fishermen…
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Sustainable Seafood at SXSW Eco: A Tale of Two Fisheries

Ocean health issues took center stage at the 2014 SXSW Eco conference in Austin, Texas last week.
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Sustainable Seafood is On the Rise, New Reports Show

Although 29 percent of the world’s oceans are overfished, 10 percent of global wild caught seafood comes from fisheries involved in the Marine…
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Israeli Scientists Protect Coral by Taking Rainforests Underwater

The World Resources Institute reported in 2011 that 75 percent of the world's coral beds were in jeopardy of extinction -- a gloomy…
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Bridging the Gap: Connecting Buyers and Sellers of Sustainable Seafood

Although large retailers have the opportunity to work directly with the environmental community to source sustainable seafood, he explained, local chefs and small-…
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Ending Illegal Fishing is Crucial to Ensure a Healthy Ocean

President Obama’s new initiative to address illegal fishing is a critical step to stopping illegally caught fish from reaching U.S. markets. To meet…
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Oceana: Traceability Is Key to Fighting Seafood Fraud

Seafood is one of the most popular food choices for Americans, with the United States coming in only behind China as the largest…
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Investing in Sustainable Fishing: A New Lease on Life for New England Communities

The North Atlantic cod, once fabled as inexhaustible, is all but a faded memory of the past. What then happens to the towns…
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7 Things You Need to Know About the Sustainable Seafood Movement

You may have noticed things getting a little fishy here at Triple Pundit over the past few months, as we dive into the…
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The Power of the Consumer in Sustainable Fishing

Do consumers really have a choice about the kind of seafood that is sold in supermarkets? What about when it comes to ethical,…
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Seafood Traceability: The Business Case for Better Data

The deep, underlying problems in the seafood supply chain can’t be fixed simply by the decision of a few consumers to “eat local.”…