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Earlier this week, Albertsons Companies announced that 100% of the seafood in its waterfront BISTRO® and Open Nature® products now meets its Responsible Seafood Policy and will soon display the Responsible Choice logo. This achievement comes almost one and a half years ahead of the Albertsons Companies’ “Top 20 by 2022” Commitment and is the […]

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Ocean Perspective

People and the planet are inextricably connected. Social justice is crucial to environmental protection and where the two converge is where we will find our solutions. Like millions of people in the United States and around the world, we at FishWise were devastated by the murder of George Floyd, the latest in a long line […]

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World Oceans Day

Our oceans are a precious resource, providing us with endless benefits, from climate regulation and livelihoods to food supply and the air we breathe. Without our oceans, life on Earth would simply not be possible. Today, as we acknowledge World Oceans Day – amidst a pandemic, a global economic crisis, and nationwide uprisings against racial […]

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Sharks under a boat

Tomorrow is Earth Day, a day that provides a voice for our biggest environmental issues and that marks the birth of the modern environmental movement. This year we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day with a theme of climate action – a timely reminder and call for the collective action needed around the world […]

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Crab fisher

Now, more than ever, we are hearing the call to work together in support of our community during this challenging time. We are inspired by stories of seafood companies joining forces across the United States and Canada to adapt and find seafood distribution solutions along the supply chain. FishWise is known to be a connector […]

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Celebrating Women in Seafood

“Out of sight, out of mind” is no longer an approach we can take in the seafood industry. Women represent roughly half of the fishing workforce and an estimated 70 percent of the global aquaculture industry. And because women take on roles that are often invisible and unpaid, the representation of women is likely even […]

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Mahi mahi boats

In the top northwest corner of Peru sits a small, rural fishing community with an appetite for fishery improvements to meet export demands – a market that sustains their livelihood. This quaint community of fishers supports Peru’s mahi mahi and jumbo squid exports, providing high-value seafood products primarily to North America and Europe. Climbing aboard […]

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Traceability Field Work

By Traci Linder (FishWise) and Fiona Lugo-Mulligan (Future of Fish) It’s the Information Age. And, if you, like us, wonder how developments in information and communication technologies (ICT) can help advance sustainability and traceability in small-scale fisheries…then read on! FishWise and Seafood Alliance for Legality and Traceability (SALT) Project Director Traci Linder and Future of Fish (FoF) Traceability Program Director […]

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Tokyo Sustainable Seafood Summit

FishWise’s Ashley Greenley traveled to Japan this month to attend the fifth annual Tokyo Sustainable Seafood Summit. Ashley, who leads FishWise’s Business Engagement Division, presented on a panel entitled, “Traceability and Regulation: Eliminating Illegal Seafood Products from the Market.” While sharing the stage with Japanese and European colleagues from the seafood industry and non-profit sectors, […]

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Target CSR Report

FishWise retail partner Target has released its 2019 Corporate Responsibility Report, outlining progress in seafood sustainability, among other achievements. The report states that 100 percent of Target’s fresh and frozen seafood and Simply Balanced shelf-stable tuna are Seafood Watch green or yellow rated or certified to an environmental standard deemed equivalent.  The report also reiterated Target’s commitment to enhancing the […]

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