We first learned about SeaWeb in Vancouver last year at their annual Sustainable Seafood Summit. It was a wonderful experience networking with lots of people and organizations from all over the world, each of them working on a different aspect of seafood and sustainability. This year it will be in Hong Kong and...
Integrated seawater aquaculture is not new. University of Arizona researcher, Carl Hodges, has been working on seawater aquaculture for more than four decades. His vision is simple: integrated seawater aquaculture facilities in under-developed nations. He had a successful run at it in Eritrea, a small African nation.
His current farm resides in Sonora [...]
A lot of people ask us when buying seafood, is aquaculture good or bad? Is aquaculture sustainable?
While aquaculture promises a consistent supply of seafood, not all fish farming is created equal. Here's the rundown of the main problems associated with aquaculture and what some operations have done to mitigate and make fish farming a great sustainable [...]
Guess which one eats krill for color and which is chemically added...
Let me start by saying not all farmed salmon is bad. Some farmed salmon, a very small percentage of it, is quite sustainable. Anything marketed as “Atlantic Salmon” is farmed as wild populations are commercially extinct. Issues with most farmed salmon:
1. Pens [...]
So first we'll start with all the necessary disclaimers. I'm no doctor. I'm a first-time pregnant lady just like a lot of you out there. Second, as one of the first employees of i love blue sea, I already have a firm belief about how important delicious sustainable fish is to a healthy diet.
That being [...]