February 18, 2011

Save Ocean's Fish: Eat More Anchovies, Herring

Alok Jha, Guardian


Cut back on tuna and salmon and load your plate instead with herring and sardines if you want to help save the world's fish. So says the scientist who led the most comprehensive analysis ever carried out of fish stocks in the world's oceans and how they have changed over the past century.

The study by Villy Christensen of the University of British Columbia's Fisheries Centre confirmed some previous indications that populations of predator fish at the top of the food chain, such as cod, tuna and groupers, have suffered...

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TAGGED: Fishery, Salmon, Oceans, Resource Management


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The Eeyore of the Ocean
Catherine Chen, The Story of Size
So 60 million is big enough that it’s hard to conceptualize (and as it turns out, provide interesting examples for) and doesn’t seem all that relevant. Except…Enter the ocean sunfish (Mola mola, Latin for... more ››