Always check the sustainability of the seafood you buy, before you buy it. Sustainable seafood is just a first step towards healthier oceans, and helps to stave off disaster for critical species.
It's not enough to eat sustainable seafood - we must choose restorative seafood, to revive our oceans and its threatened species.
Sustainable seafood[edit | edit source]
Aquaculture is not necessarily sustainable, especially for carnivorous fish feeding on caught fish. Pollution is also a serious issue.
Support the development of sustainable seafood industries - see the video below.
Create fish breeding areas, for example through artificial reefs.
How to buy sustainable seafood[edit | edit source]
Find a seafood guide from a reliable source, for your region. These generally categorize seafoods as red for "D
Friend of the Sea is an Not for profit International NGO and also a major certification program for sustainable products and seafood from fisheries and aquaculture. Audits are run by independent certification bodies based on strict requirements. More info and a list of certified products is available at http://www.friendofthesea.org
Please add appropriate lists by region:
- Australian Marine Conservation Society - Seafood Listings
- Friend of the Sea