Pulse trawling, a new kind of technology that uses electric pulses to startle fish into nets, has less potential environmental impact than bottom trawling, but has equity concerns among fishers and ethical considerations for fish. The EU recently decided to ban the practice.
A paper published last week titled, Global marine fisheries discards: A synthesis of reconstructed data, concludes that commercial fishermen have thrown away (discarded) about 10%
Last week The Economist published Getting Serious about Overfishing, an article meant to address some of the pressures on global fish stocks. The piece is
Best-selling author and lifelong fisherman Paul Greenberg spent a year eating only fish – no terrestrial animal protein – for every meal to help consider
Forage fish, like anchovies and sardines, are important in reduction fisheries. According to a recent study, fishing them has little effect on forage fish predators.
Here at CFOOD, we work to correct misconceptions about fishing and sustainable seafood (check out our myths page). Recently, fishery scientist Trevor Branch polled his
Dr. Molly Lutcavage wrote a piece last week on Medium titled, Environmental Bullies, how conservation ideologues attack scientists who don’t agree with them. Though a