Blue Growth by Design

Cool Green Science

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.


Green (Living) Review

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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Quick Take: Proposed NOAA Seafood Traceability Rule to Combat IUU

Cool Green Science

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.

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

Green (Living) Review

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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Aquaculture becomes a net-positive


You have to be engaged in aquaculture, you have to be successful in aquaculture, to be successful in seafood. That’s important as more countries consider investing in sustainable domestic sources of production. “By producing an increasing amount of seafood sustainably as farmers, the industry can help relieve pressure on wild stocks that might currently be overfished commercially.