30 Aug '16, 11am

Greenpeace takes aim at not-so-sustainable seafood

Greenpeace takes aim at not-so-sustainable seafood

From trendy sustainable sushi restaurants to illegal fishing showdowns reminiscent of action movie plots, concerns about over-fishing and the volatile state of the world's oceans are now more widely recognized than ever. Yet that's not necessarily to say that the publicity around sustainable seafood has translated to guilt-free sashimi. As a new Greenpeace report details, seafood supply chains are still far from transparent, despite increasing adoption of well-known sustainability certifications like the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC). "Sustainable seafood has been a trend for many years now," David Pinsky, a senior Greenpeace ocean campaigner, told GreenBiz. "It's something that is certainly getting increasing attention, but it's not as simple as getting MSC-certified seafood." Continued overconsumption of species with severely depleted stocks, most notably tuna, is one...

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