WATCH: Can a Fish-Sharing Program Save the Oceans? | Mother.

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An interesting short video from the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation on what sustainable fishing means to a guy who makes his living fishing—and how his idea has changed over time. US catch share programs by region ( click for more info): NOAA Fisheries / Office of Sustainable Fisheries. Inspiring, relevant, smart audiobooks: sustainability, progressive economics, health, engaging fiction. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones.

Blue Growth by Design

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Today 27 European stocks are fished sustainably—up from just 4 when Maria started in 2010. With offshore investments rapidly increasing, the decisions we make today—to either pursue ad hoc, unregulated growth or thoughtful, science-based growth—will be the difference between a world with polluted waters, damaged habitats and depleted fisheries or one like the EU’s where healthy oceans are sustaining thriving communities and growing economies.


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New Entity Announces Initial Actions MCLEAN, VA, March 16, 2009 : Eminent marine scientists, major figures in the non-profit environmental community and leaders of the seafood industry have joined forces to establish the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF), a non-profit organization developed to respond to the growing threats to global tuna populations. The ISSF founders are Bolton Alimentari; Bumble Bee Foods / Clover Leaf Seafoods; MW Brands; Princes Ltd.;

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Government's fish standards will be worse than for pet food eaten by Number 10's Larry the Cat

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The letter to the Prime Minister is co-signed by the Marine Conservation Society, the Environmental Justice Foundation, The Shellfish Association, Sustain (an alliance of food and farming organisations) and Good Food for Our Money, the campaign for health and environmental standards for public sector food bought with taxpayers' money. Fall far short of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic food standards, which specify nothing less than 100% sustainable seafood.

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Quick Take: Proposed NOAA Seafood Traceability Rule to Combat IUU

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The Nature Conservancy is committed to working around the world to support and implement meaningful commitments to combat IUU fishing and to support further action towards seafood sustainability worldwide. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) proposed a rule to establish the first phase of a seafood traceability program to combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing.

87 Percent of Snapper Is Mislabeled, Study Says | Mother Jones

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These are the lessons a nervous seafood eater could glean from a new study by the marine-life advocacy group Oceana. More than 300 volunteers served as food detectives for the study, purchasing more than 1,200 samples of seafood from 674 restaurants, sushi bars, and grocery stores in in major cities between 2010 and 2012. The Case of the Missing Red Snapper Another study shows how mislabeled seafood makes eating responsibly near impossible. Skip to Navigation.

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Pet Fish Could Give You Freaky Antibiotic-Resistant Skin Diseases.

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Seafood sustainability, fisheries sustainability, employment sustainability: Theyre merging. Forget Baconpocalypse—Fishageddon Will Be Worse Climate change is really bad news for people who depend on seafood (and even you bacon lovers). Inspiring, relevant, smart audiobooks: sustainability, progressive economics, health, engaging fiction. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones. Politics. Environment. Culture. Photo Essays. Blogs Political MoJo.