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The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Rush escorts the suspected high seas drift net fishing vessel Da Cheng in the North Pacific Ocean on August 14, 2012.

Some Question New U.S. Plan to Combat Illegal Fishing

"[The government] wants to prevent illegal, unregulated [and] unreported fishing — they have an acronym for it, and when the government gets acronyms…
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Fish Farming: Defying Conventional Wisdom

Farming fish makes sense, but it is not to the exclusion of robust, sustainable wild fisheries. As various case studies have shown, the…
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New Platform Brings E-Commerce to the Seafood Industry

Ocean Executive aims to create an electronic trading platform to centralize the seafood marketplace -- and bring e-commerce to an old-fashioned industry. The…
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Sustainability Is Not a Club

Those in the seafood industry furthest along the path to sustainability must never become the elite. Sustainability is not a club one joins.…
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The Evolution Of Seafood Sustainability

The relatively rapid evolution of seafood sustainability has unfortunately left some consumers behind. Due to the complexities of sustainability and the rapidly evolving…
Neil Sims of Kampachi Farms.

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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In Maryland, Oceana Study Reveals Fraud in the Land of Crab Cakes

A recent Oceana study revealed that almost 40 percent of Maryland crab cakes revealed DNA evidence of fraud within the crab industry.
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The Color of Salmon: How Much Would You Pay for Orange?

The color of food plays a perhaps surprisingly large role in our perceptions of its attractiveness, as well as our expectations of how…
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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…
Hayunan Wangse flys a kite with a fishing lure that mimics a flying fish on the surface , 11th July 2014, Waepure, Buru Isand, Indonesia.  He hopes 'Fair Trade' will bring improvements to his village.

Your Seafood: Now Fair Trade Certified

Safeway's latest commitment brings the company up to par with your local farmers market when it comes to worker transparency.
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Watch Fishing Vessels and Stamp Out Illegal Fishing

The Global Fishing Watch platform will give the public a bird's eye view on fishing vessels -- which should help stamp out illegal…
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Oceana Report Claims Fraud Rampant in Shrimp Industry

The ocean conservation advocacy group Oceana alleges that the shrimp industry dupes consumers on the sourcing of the shrimp they are buying.
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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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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Highlights from 3p Traceability Week: Expert Panelists Answer Your Questions

Last week, Triple Pundit gathered a panel of experts to get to the bottom of some of the toughest traceability issues in four…