Sustainability Doesn’t Always Fit in Your Pocket

Sustainability Doesn’t Always Fit in Your Pocket

Photo via NOAA Understanding the implications of the phrase “sustainable seafood” can be complicated. It can imply that scientific studies indicate that there are enough fish and shellfish in the water to support fishermen today and in the future. It can mean independent evaluations have ranked fisheries on metrics including stock status, impact of the […]

Aquaculture in the Gulf of Mexico — Proceed with Caution

Aquaculture in the Gulf of Mexico — Proceed with Caution

According to short term projections by the Food and Agricultural Organization (or FAO), global fish demand could increase by 47 million tons in less than ten years. In the last several decades, despite rising seafood consumption, wild-capture fisheries’ production remained steady, while aquaculture production grew to help meet this demand. The United States is not […]