Sustainable Seafood

The business of a healthier catch

About this series

From overfishing and biodiversity loss to mislabeling and traceability woes, we’ll seek to shed light on what makes seafood sustainable and how fisheries and stakeholders prioritize competing issues. We’ll examine the impact of NGOs, startups and businesses on people and the planet, and we’ll take a look at the future of the industry.


Bell Aquaculture’s Feedmill Opening: A Who’s Who in Land Based Aquaculture

On July 1, 2014, Bell Aquaculture held the grand opening event for the Bell Farms Aqua Feed mill located in central Indiana USA.…
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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-…
A Fair Trade fishing village in Indonesia.

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

Fishermen are often on the losing end of global trade, facing low market prices and lack of tools to improve resource management. Fair…

How Business Leaders Can Drive Seafood Supply Chains Toward Sustainability

The truth is that leading companies could be doing a lot more to drive supply chains in the right direction other than just…

Consumer Demand Could Turn the Tide on Sustainable Fishing

Large chain grocery stores are increasingly the source of consumer seafood purchases. Luckily, a new report from Greenpeace showed some promising progress by…

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…
Secretary Kerry Delivers Remarks at the Opening Session of the "Our Ocean" Conference June 16, 2014[State Department photo/ Public Domain]

President Obama Takes On Seafood Fraud and Illegal Fishing

With perfect timing for the tail end of our series on sustainable seafood, President Obama announces an initiative to prevent illegal fishing.
Boats lined up in the historic fishing community of Leland, Michigan.

The Difference Between Market-Driven and Sustainable Seafood

Because of the state of the fishing industry today, small fishermen find themselves squeezed between massive international fleets and heavily depleted stocks. I…

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…

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…
Greenpeace seafood

Greenpeace Reviews Major Food Retailers for Sustainable Seafood Purchasing

Greenpeace just issued the eighth edition of its report entitled Carting Away the Oceans. The wide-ranging report covers everything from human-rights abuses in…

Inside Bell Aquaculture: Let’s Talk About Fish

"The future of fish is farming it," said Greg Scotnicki, sales director for Bell Aquaculture.

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…

Inside Aquaculture: All About the Feed

Out of all animal proteins, fish has the most favorable feed conversion ratio (FCR). Beef, for example, requires 7 kilograms of feed to…

Interview Today: Scott Nichols; Director, Verlasso Salmon

Today, TriplePundit hosted a Google Chat with Verlasso Salmon about their push for responsible aquaculture worldwide. Watch the video interview here!