WWF’s Living Planet report has great potential to be a valuable policy tool going forward. We hope it leads to widespread terrestrial protections and progressive development policies that enable people to live dignified lives alongside nature. We wish it had a better press release and covered the ocean in a different way.
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) released their biennial State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture report this week. In this post, we summarize some of the highlights.
An AP investigation revealed Sea to Table had misrepresented where some of their seafood had been caught, raising some mislabeling questions.
A recent paper in Science introduced a new database for researchers to use to quantify the environmental impacts of food around the world. Every kind of food has an environmental cost – what is best for the planet?
The relationship between food and environment is one of the most important conservation issues in the anthropocene. Comparing and quantifying environmental impacts of different foods is important to guide agricultural policy and empower consumer choice. A new paper does just that.
A new paper mapped the effects of future emissions on marine protected areas (MPAs) around the world. The results were unsurprising—climate change threatens every MPA (and indeed every part of the ocean), with a range of impacts.
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%