seafood

Wake Up and See the Dead Zones!

A new global map illustrates the size and location of 400 oxygen-deprived oceanic "dead zones," most of which are triggered by fertilizer runoff.

Fish vs. People?

What issue could create such an unlikely fight - fish vs. people - for the public’s support? Surprisingly, the debate over cooling systems used at power plants.

Taking Tuna to the Cleaners

Bluefin tuna attract a lot of attention from the fishing industry, but they also invite corruption and a thriving black market that threatens their existence.

Our Hero: Brian Gotreaux of Gotreaux Family Farms in Scott, Louisiana

Brian Gotreaux never made the conscious decision to become an organic farmer-- it was simply a matter of getting healthy. After years of hard work, Brian and his wife Dawn successfully run an organic farm, a CSA and a farmer's market all while educating their community about the benefits of organic farming.

Flip-Flopping on Fish Oil and Reeling in Greener Omega-3s

For many, fish oil supplements have always been unfortunately paradoxical. The health advantages of fish oil and omega-3s are well documented, but so is the damage sustained by our ecosystem from the over fishing of some of our oceans most important fish. Luckily, there are greener omega-3s in the sea.

Our Hero: Shana Miller of Tag-a-Giant

Shana Miller is director of Tag-a-Giant, an organization who’s mission is reversing the decline of northern bluefin tuna populations. We took some time to talk about bluefin tuna, her life and what questions to ask the next time you order sushi.

Summer’s Coolest CulinaryTrend: Invasive Species

There are many cases of invasive species wreaking havoc -- on water and on land -- on ecosystems around the globe. Eating them would seem not only to mitigate harm, but to actively improve the "invaded" ecosystems.

Our Hero: Sean Dimin of Sea to Table

Sea to Table, a family business cofounded by Sean Dimin and his father Michael, connects fishermen from small-scale, sustainable fisheries with chefs all around the country.

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