This Fish: Seafood Traceability Initiative

Ecotrust Canada / Vancity – This voluntary tagging and tracing system will make it possible for consumers to access information concerning the quality and sustainability of seafood. The system will encourage informed seafood purchases and promote a sustainable fishery. Read “From the Pacific to your palate” or visit http://www.ecotrust.ca Related articles Red-Rated Swordfish & Tuna No…

Seafood Champions Finalists Announced at Seafood Summit

SeaWeb’s Seafood Champions finalists were announced today during the opening session of Seafood Summit 2011. The Seafood Summit is internationally recognized as a key forum that inspires productive dialogue designed to help today’s global business leaders, policymakers, producers, scientists and partners in the environmental movement to critically examine the factors influencing progress toward a sustainable seafood market.

SeaChoice launches seafood guide app

Halifax – SeaChoice is bringing sustainable seafood advice to several new mobile platforms with the launch of its latest application for the i-family of devices.

Bottomfeeder: How to Eat Ethically in a World of Vanishing Seafood

Bottomfeeder: How to Eat Ethically in a World of Vanishing Seafood
Taras Grescoe
Toronto: HarperCollins Publishers
2008, 326 pages.

Do you treat yourself to oysters or salmon from time to time? Are you tempted by tiger shrimp? Is tuna your comfort food?

If you are among the billions of people around the world who enjoy fish and other delicacies from the sea, this book is for you. Depending on which types of seafood you consume, you may be driving a species toward extinction, or contributing unknowingly to the destruction of coastal ecosystems and the local human communities that depend on them. Closer to home, you may be putting your own health at risk…. [Click here to read more!]