The FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization), an autonomous agency within the United Nations, is a forum where nations convene to debate and develop policies regarding farming, fishing, and aquaculture. On January 31st, they issued their most recent report regarding global fish consumption. The report included some facts and figures that got my attention and I wanted to share them with you.
Welcome Year of the Rabbit! Chinese New Year is here! The New Year celebration is the major holiday of the year in China, starting February 3rd and lasting two weeks. It’s a time for families to come together and celebrate, including having a special holiday meal. Seafood is often served at that meal, so it affords an opportunity to consider what recipes naturally incorporate ocean-friendly seafood choices.
I’ve been interested in sustainable seafood for a long time, so when I was offered the opportunity to work at Blue Ocean Institute and write about sustainable seafood issues full-time, I leapt at the chance.