20 Dec '11, 11am

25 to 35% of the fish that are caught never make it to someone's mouth:

25 to 35% of the fish that are caught never make it to someone's mouth:

Grist is proud to present the Change Gang -- profiles of people who are leading change on the ground toward a more sustainable society and a greener planet. Some we've written about before; some are new to our pages. Some you'll have heard of; most you probably won't. Know someone we should add to the Change Gang? Tell us why. Kristofor Lofgren says he never imagined "in a billion years" that he would end up trying to save the world as "the proprietor of a sushi restaurant ." After graduating from U.C. Berkeley, having majored in political science and American studies, he headed to law school in Oregon. He envisioned himself one day as a lawyer working for a crusading environmental organization. But along the way he wound up investing in a sushi restaurant in Portland, Ore., as a side project. When business faltered, and his partners were unreceptive to his suggestion that...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/food/2011-12-20-neverending-nigiri-k...

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