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Ocean Optimism?

New research says we have the policy blueprints to rebuild marine life by 2050. Decarbonization needs to happen quickly, though.

The science of Seaspiracy

The new Netflix Original film, Seaspiracy, makes some bold claims. We dive into the science and correct several bits of misinformation.

Fact Checking Myths

There’s a lot of misinformation out there about fisheries and seafood. We fact check some common myths below.

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How much U.S. Seafood is Imported?

Misleading seafood deficit statistics have played a central role in Trump’s trade war. 35-38% of seafood consumed in the U.S. is produced domestically.

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The science of Seaspiracy

The new Netflix Original film, Seaspiracy, makes some bold claims. We dive into the science and correct several bits of misinformation.

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Ocean Optimism?

New research says we have the policy blueprints to rebuild marine life by 2050. Decarbonization needs to happen quickly, though.

8% of seafood is mislabeled

The latest science estimates 8% of seafood is mislabeled around the world. Read about the study that led to the updated figure here.

What is the Global Footprint of Fishing?

Scientists are getting closer to figuring out how much of the world’s ocean is fished, but discrepancies in the scale and interpretation of data are producing wildly different answers with contrasting conservation implications.

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Seafood 101

We’ve developed this guide to give you insight into every aspect of fish as food for people around the world. Click on any heading to skip ahead or click through each post—the guide was written to read like a lesson that builds on each previous installment.

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The science of Seaspiracy

The new Netflix Original film, Seaspiracy, makes some bold claims. We dive into the science and correct several bits of misinformation.

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