Fishing

Plastic, Plastic Everywhere: Microplastics in the Food System

Move over pesticides—there is a new interloper jeopardizing the health of food systems across the globe, and you are likely wearing it, sitting on it, or drinking from it right now.

Seafood Processing Water Can Help Supply the World with Protein

Research from the Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden shows that seafood processing water is a valuable source of protein and can play a vital role in fulfilling the world’s growing demand for nutrient-dense food.

Smoking Fish Reduces Waste—and Improves Incomes

A Nigerian research center spent over a decade perfecting fish smoking technology for fish producers, improving their livelihoods and protecting their catch from post-harvest loss.

From Little Things, Big Things Come

Native Alaskans from the Sitka Tribe depend on weekly barge deliveries by sea for their food. Subsistence foods like salmon and herring roe are an integral part of their cultural tradition. Unfortunately, 60 percent of the Tribe are not able to consume as much traditional food as they want. Marine resources need to be managed more conservatively.

The Culinary Explorer: Top Chef, Manjit Gill

An advocate for preserving India’s culinary traditions and local, sustainable fishing, top chef and culinary explorer, Manjit Gill, calls on chefs to take the lead in the good food movement.

Maine Takes a Lesson from Japan in Scallop Farming

Coastal Enterprises Inc. aims to develop an economic market for sustainably farmed Maine scallops by modifying aquaculture model from Japan.

Celebrating Sustainability This National Seafood Month

These 16 organizations are defending small-scale and indigenous fishers, improving commercial fishing and aquaculture practices, and educating chefs and consumers to build a better, more sustainable seafood system.

Our Oceans, Our Future: First United Nations Ocean Conference

Bringing together thousands of government represents, scientists and non-governmental organizations, the first-ever U.N. Ocean Conference calls on everyone to help protect the world’s oceans.

African Farmers Stung by Climate Change Await Return of New Season Rains

Whitney McFerron is the lead writer and editor for One Acre Fund, a nonprofit social enterprise that provides farmers with the financing and training they need to grow their way out of hunger and poverty. Moses Odoli is watching his…

Crete Cook Cultivates Sustainable Sanctuaries

Interview with Nikki Rose, Founder and Director of Crete’s Culinary Sanctuaries, about the influences of history and traditions on nutrition, sustainability, and biodiversity.