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2012 FishWise Wrap-Up

As FishWise begins to wrap up our year in preparation for the holidays, we are all looking ahead, planning [...]

Supplement the Traditional Thanksgiving Meal With Local, Sustainable Dungeness Crab!

Happy Thanksgiving from the FishWise Team! This week, thousands will gather with their families and friends to celebrate what [...]

Victory over Seismic Testing in California

Environmental groups, wildlife enthusiasts, tribal leaders, and ocean users are celebrating yesterday’s victory over the proposed Pacific Gas and [...]

FishWise is SeaweedArt’s Partner of the Month

This November, FishWise is excited to announce that we have been chosen by local greeting card extraordinaire, Beth Shady, [...]

Harvester: The California Urchin Diver Experience

This short video, voted “Best Student Film” at the 2008 Santa Barbara Ocean Film Festival, explores the world and [...]

FishWise at Oysterfest 2012

This past Saturday, FishWise attended the 4th annual Oysterfest at the Waterbar Restaurant in San Francisco. A benefit for [...]

FishWise at the Seafood Summit 2012

At this very moment, a team of FishWisers are making their way across the globe to attend the 10th [...]

Sustainability and Public Health

by Ashley Greenley It’s a tough job being a responsible consumer in this day of the information era, especially [...]

Sustainable Seafood Takes the Olympic Podium

We are not only cheering for our favorite teams in the London 2012 Olympics here at FishWise, we are [...]

Changing Tides: Exciting Trends in Seafood

Two articles caught our eye this week, signaling what we hope could become continuing trends in seafood consumption. The [...]

The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2012

Earlier this month, The Thirtieth Session of The Committee on Fisheries presented The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture [...]

FishWise: Coming to a Venue Near You Soon!

FishWise continues to engage the public at all levels, making sustainable seafood education available to the masses. Providing education [...]

30th Session of COFI and a New Stop IUU Fishing Award

The Thirtieth Session of the The Committee on Fisheries (COFI), is being held in Rome this week at the [...]

Unmanaged Forage Species To Be Considered for Protection Along the US West Coast

The importance of small fish species in the oceans is often overshadowed by the charisma of top predators such [...]

Day on the Bay with The Clean Oceans Project

Yesterday, FishWise’s Victoria Galitzine was invited to go on a sailing and trash collection mission in San Francisco Bay [...]

How FishWise is Helping Target Reach Their Corporate Responsibility Goals

This week, FishWise partner, Target released its most recent Corporate Responsibility Report. In this report, they update their progress [...]

Reducing Illegal, Unregulated, and Unreported (IUU) Fishing

This is a guest post from Tami Weiss who is working with FishWise for the summer through a fellowship [...]

World Oceans Day Blue Drinks

    The Blue Drinks Santa Cruz gathering on June 12th in celebration of World Oceans Day was a [...]

A Day on The Bay-FishWise Goes Fishing

Yesterday, the FishWise team chartered the 60 foot Stagnaro Sportfishing vessel Velocity for a day of fishing on the [...]

Let’s Celebrate World Oceans Day!

Every day at FishWise we recognize the importance of our oceans: their role in our planet’s ecosystem and, of [...]

FishWise’s Tobias Aguirre Honored as a Seafood Watch Hero

FishWise now has our very own Seafood Watch Hero. Congratulations to our Executive Director Tobias Aguirre! Tobias was honored [...]

On the Docks with H&H Fresh Fish

It was a “healthy beautiful bay today” says local fisherman Hans Haveman as FishWise sat down to chat with [...]

The Elusive Price Premium

There’s a new research paper that holds promising results for eco-labeled seafood. This is a review of a Cathy [...]

Bristol Bay Update – And How YOU Can Help!

As outlined in a previous blog, Bristol Bay, Alaska is under threat by the development of a proposed gold, [...]

New tools to help you purchase responsible seafood coming to your local Safeway!

We just got good news from our partner Safeway the second largest supermarket chain in the U.S., that they recently [...]

David Suzuki Foundation and Living Oceans Society Reach Landmark Agreement with B.C. Groundfish Fishery

Canadian conservation groups The David Suzuki Foundation and Living Oceans Society recently reached a landmark agreement with the industry-led [...]

Spreading the Word, FishWise in the Community

FishWise understands that informed consumers play a key role in achieving the goal of creating and maintaining a sustainable [...]

World Ocean Summit – A Call to Action

By Mariah Boyle, FishWise Project Director Matt Owens, Tobias Aguirre, and I recently attended the World Oceans Summit in [...]

Here Comes FishWise at the International Boston Seafood Show

The FishWise Team has been busy getting ready for the International Boston Seafood Show coming up on March 11 [...]

Scientists in Search of Seafood in a Strange Land

While visiting Thailand on business, FishWise staff members Mariah Boyle and Meghan Frolli found themselves with a bit of [...]

Genetically Engineered Salmon Debate Continues

The fight to ensure the appropriate testing of genetically engineered (GE) salmon continues as Food & Water Watch, Consumers [...]

FishWise Attends Major International Forum on Illegal, Unregulated and Unreported Fishing

This week, FishWise’s Mariah Boyle is in London, England attending the 7th International Forum on Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated [...]

Sustainable Seafood Symbolism in Chinese New Year Celebrations

By Elsie Tanadjaja Being an Indonesian of Chinese descent, I always celebrated Chinese New Year when I was growing [...]

Pirates, Poverty, and Fishing in West Africa – Mariah Boyle

The following piece was taken from the most recent FishWise newsletter. To sign up for our mailing list, please [...]

FishWise In South America

FishWise staff members recently travelled to South America to attend the Global Aquaculture Alliance, Global Outlook for Aquaculture Leadership [...]

Record Price for Bluefin Tuna – A Case of Dollars Over Sense

Yesterday, A Pacific bluefin tuna caught off northeastern Japan fetched a record $736,000 in the first auction of the [...]