Fish 101: Catch Shares

Fish 101: Catch Shares

At one time almost all fishers fished as much as they could, as fast as they could, racing to catch as many fish as possible before the season ended or the total catch landed by all fishers reached its legal, predetermined cap.

Fish 101: Pirate Fishing

Piracy pays. Growing seafood demand, combined with fewer fish, poor traceability systems, and a vast ocean impossible to patrol adds up to big returns for illegal fishers.

Fish 101: Fisheries Management

How can you regulate something you can’t see? That seemingly impossible task is exactly the core mission of fisheries managers.

Fish 101: Eco-Labels

Buying seafood is easy. Sourcing seafood responsibly is not. Consumers and retailers alike must wade through growing lists of health and environmental considerations when purchasing responsible seafood.

Fish 101: Developing-World Fisheries

The challenges of developing-nation fisheries look very different from those of their commercially developed brethren.

Fish 101: Every Fish Has a Tale

Eating fish these days is a game of bait and switch: what you think you’re buying isn’t what you get.

Fish 101: Aquaculture

Aquaculture has been around for millennia. But aquaculture as an industrial food system is in its adolescence, suffering from major growing pains.

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Opportunity: Increase Supply of Shell

Demand for oyster shell far outstrips supply. Increase the supply of shell to decrease the cost of restoration.

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Opportunity: Pair Industry and Restoration

Pair industry and restoration in a way that taps into underutilized resources and piggy- backs on infrastructure and know-how that exists in other industries

Opportunity: Engage Insurance, Financial Sectors

Develop better risk mitigation strategies and improved dialogue around how to lower risk profiles of aquaculture farms.

Opportunity: Build Distribution Networks

Build distribution networks that help aquaculture producers access bigger markets

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Buckminster Fuller Challenge 2012 Finalist Presentation

Future of Fish was the runner-up in the 2012 Buckminster Fuller Challenge, an incredible honor for anyone in the field of socially responsible design.

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