Category Archives: South America

“Buy the Change” – Seafood Consumption Advice for 2015 from Maryn McKenna

  Maryn McKenna of National Geographic’s “The Plate”¬†served up her New Year’s resolutions in a 2 January blog post titled “Buy the Change You Want to See in the World.” Generally speaking, I agree whole-heartedly with McKenna that taking¬†action on … Continue reading

Posted in Aquaculture, Chef's Collaborative, Human Health, Maine Fisheries, Massachusetts, Mercury, Northeast Fisheries, Overfishing, South America | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

The Story behind Florida’s Efforts to Ban Lionfish Importation

On 4 March, I blogged the basics regarding two identical bills introduced to the Florida Legislature that would ban the importation and aquaculture of lionfish. As with most fisheries issues I cover, this situation is incredibly complex, and I’ve tried … Continue reading

Posted in Forida, Gulf of Mexico, Invasive Species, Legislation, Ornamental Fisheries, South America, Southeast Fisheries | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment