Sustainable Seafood

The Big Footprint of Tiny Shrimp

Alex Mifflin | Posted 05.05.2015 | Canada Impact
Alex Mifflin

I used to eat a lot of shrimp, but based on my travels examining foreign shrimp farms and various unsustainable and sustainable fishing practices, now I am much more selective. Supporting more sustainable options is a good start but with the vast majority of the global shrimp industry based on destructive harvesting methods, widespread change will take a long time.

5 Small Things You Can Do to Make an Impact on Earth Day

Alex Mifflin | Posted 04.22.2015 | Canada Impact
Alex Mifflin

We are made aware almost daily of the dire impacts of biodiversity loss and climate change. It can be overwhelming, but the good news is that there are simple things we can do in our daily lives that can make a real difference. And Earth Day is the perfect time to consider taking a couple of small steps. I've had the good fortune to travel the world with my brother making documentaries about the environment for more than four years, and here are just a few tips that we've picked up, and you can consider adopting them too.

Oceans Day Still Belongs to Canadians

David R. Miller | Posted 08.08.2014 | Canada Impact
David R. Miller

World Oceans Day, celebrated across the globe on June 8, is Canada's brainchild. The Canadian government proposed the concept in 1992 at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro. This makes Monday's news of Canada's significant ocean protection shortcomings, courtesy of Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society's report, all the more hard to swallow.

Salmon Farms: Has Anything Changed After a Decade of Controversy?

David Suzuki | Posted 06.30.2014 | Canada Impact
David Suzuki

The David Suzuki Foundation and others have run ads over the past decade decrying British Columbia's open net-cage salmon farm industry. With significant expansion planned for the West Coast, the question remains: Has B.C.'s salmon farm industry improved?

LOOK: Vancouver's 1st Fully Ocean Wise Sushi Spot

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Good news, seafood fans: Vancouver officially has its first 100 per cent Ocean Wise sushi restaurant. The Fairmont Pacific Rim's RawBar takes the c...

Celebrate Canada's Oceans at Your Local Fish Counter

David R. Miller | Posted 05.11.2014 | Canada Politics
David R. Miller

Improving the way we fish and grow seafood is critical to the survival of some of our planet's most threatened marine and freshwater species and environments. But a national sustainable seafood day is also a critical reminder that even through our everyday choices in what food we buy, we can have a profound impact on the future of life on our planet. And nowhere is that more true than at our fish counters.

World's Most Ocean-Friendly Sushi Restaurant

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The Vancouver Aquarium is hailing what may be the world's most ocean-friendly sushi restaurant, located in Toronto. Just Sushi is the world's first...

Pro Tips On Buying Fresh Seafood

David Garcelon | Posted 07.27.2013 | Canada Living
David Garcelon

The people who eat in the Waldorf Astoria's restaurants want to know how the food they are eating came to be on their plates. You should too; especially when it comes to seafood. Fish deteriorates more quickly than any other protein. Freshness and quality are critical. Here's what I suggest asking your fish monger about your seafood purchase.

The Best Ways To Cook Fish

CP | Susan Greer, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.27.2013 | Canada Living

LONDON, Ont. - "I never met a fish I didn't like," Jeff Morrison of Ottawa states with conviction.The avid sportsman, known as "The Outdoors Guy" in h...

Talking Sustainable Tourism With Jacques Cousteau's Granddaughter

Lisa Jackson | Posted 07.16.2013 | Canada Travel
Lisa Jackson

For Céline Cousteau, adventure is in her blood. She is, after all, a third generation explorer. She's also the granddaughter of legendary oceanographer Jacques Cousteau and started exploring the world in childhood. Since then, there's been no stopping her.