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Warmer Temperatures Are Impacting Fish in North American Waters

Even the small warming we've experienced due to climate change is having significant impacts on how fish, says the U.S. Geological Survey.
(c) World Animal Protection/Rachel Ceretto. A monk seal in Hawaii.

Sustainable Seafood is a Global Responsibility – and Opportunity

Finding and implementing global, sustainable solutions to the ghost fishing gear problem is an opportunity to shape a better future for marine industries…
Greenpeace flies the A.E. Bates thermal airship over Walmart's world headquarters one day before the company's  annual shareholders meeting with messages reading "Save Oceans Protect Workers" and "Walmart Cleanup Needed in the Tuna Aisle." Greenpeace is asking the world's largest retailer to stop buying tuna from Thai Union Group to stop ocean destruction and human rights abuses of workers in the global tuna trade.

Op-ed: Walmart’s Lousy Worker Policies Extend from Shelves to Sea

Reps from Greenpeace and the United Food and Commercial Workers union explain why those organizations are driving a recent campaign against Walmart over…
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Could Omega-3s from Algae Save the World’s Oceans?

TerraVia, formerly known as Solazyme, announced that it is entering the aquaculture sector with an algae-based feed product that it says can help…
An net-pen aquaculture farm in Norway.

Feeding The Animals We Eat: Fish Farming vs. Land Farming

We need more sustainably-raised and nutritious food, and aquaculture is certainly poised to contribute meaningfully to our future food needs. Here, Scott Nichols…
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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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Greenpeace: Tuna Recalls Aren’t Big Enough

Bumble Bee is recalling more than 31,000 cases of chunk light tuna after a malfunction left the cans partially cooked. Two other companies…
It can be near impossible to accurately identify the species of fish present in a product from sight alone, as shown by these two battered fillets of Atlantic cod (left) and Pangasius (Pangasianodon hypothalamus) (right).

Fishy Business: Tackling Seafood Fraud

Scientists have identified seafood as being affected by widespread, modern-day food fraud. A 2016 study comparing 51 studies, accounting for 4,500 seafood samples,…
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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…
Can seafood play a starring role on our plates? Photo by Devin Harvey.

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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AP Investigation Finds Thai Shrimp Industry Filled With Forced Labor

The Associated Press (AP) conducted an investigation into the shrimp industry this year and found that migrants work under terrible conditions. The latest…
A fish farming field at Kampachi Farms Mexico, an open-ocean aquaculture business focused on growing sashimi-grade fish.

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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The Human Rights Abuses Packed Into Canned Tuna

That little can of tuna many people love to eat is packed with more than just protein. It likely is linked to human…
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Entrepreneurs Seize Opportunity in Seafood Traceability

The seafood industry has one of the most complicated supply chains in the world, often with five to seven companies involved from catch…
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Recap: Eat More Fish! Sust. Seafood Convo w Whole Foods

TriplePundit chatted w sustainable seafood pioneers Whole Foods & Seafood Nutrition Partnership about how to help everyone eat more, better, healthier fish.
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