Written by Jen Finn
Fish plays a starring role in the Mediterranean diet that's supposed to keep us healthy. And yet it's a disappearing commodity.
Meanwhile, there is growing concern about what is sustainable, or even identifiable.
Is there a way to meet consumer demand for quality seafood and protect threatened marine life at the same time?
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The American Fisheries Society is honoring recently retired Florida Institute of Oceanography director Bill Hogarth with the Carl R. Sullivan Fishery Conservation Award — one of the nation's premier awards in fisheries science - in recognition of his long career and leadership in preserving some of the world's most threatened species, advocating for environmental protections and leading Florida's scientific response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.Read more...
The Marine Stewardship Council has appointed Eric Critchlow as the new U.S. Program Director. Critchlow will be based in the MSC US headquarters in Seattle. He is a former vice president of Lusamerica Foods and has over 35 years in the seafood industry.Read more...