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How 3-D Ocean Farming Can Save the Seas

Inspired in part by University of Connecticut research, Long Islander Bren Smith shifted away from culling oysters and is now recognized as a…
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Seafood Origin Scrutinized Under Proposed U.S. Rules

A new federal program would scrutinize the origin of seafood caught outside the United States. The intent is to limit fraud and protect…
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Sustainable Seafood: Four Issues to Watch in 2016

You’re likely to hear about these top issues in sustainable seafood all year long: seafood’s role on the changing dinner plate, human rights…
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Fish 2.0 Entrepreneurs Shape Future of Sustainable Seafood

Our oceans and the people who depend on them are in trouble. According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, about 70…
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Seafood Companies Bolster the President’s Fight Against IUU Fishing

Last year, the Obama administration set its sights on preserving America’s seafood and the global supply chain by launching a task force to…
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Marine Stewardship Council Develops a New Chain-of-Custody Monitor

With seafood stocks rapidly declining in many sectors of the industry, the push is on to find ways to improve sustainable fishing methods…
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The Diminishing Tuna: Round Two

How do you stop the extinction of a species? That seems to be today's big question, especially when it comes to finding world…
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Fisheries Are in Crisis: Here’s How It Affects Us All

Global fish stocks are in trouble. The popularity of fish protein, in addition to an ever-growing world population, has led to a fishery…
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Grave Threats Face World’s Seventh Largest Economy

The economic value of the world's oceans “rivals that of the world's largest economies,” researchers from the World Wildlife Fund, Australia's Global Change…
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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…
Sylvia Earle, founder of Mission Blue, gives her keynote presentation at the 2014 SXSW Eco conference.

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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