Monday, August 16, 2010

Do you know - What is sustainable seafood?

Sustainable seafood is seafood that meets the following criteria :

a) Fish that are caught using methods that are not harmful to the overall marine environment
b) Fish species that are not endangered or at the verge of collapse
c) From a fishery that is well managed, with minimal issues of accidental catch of turtles, marine mammals and juvenile fish
d) Fish that are farmed or grown using environmentally or ocean friendly methods

Continuing to eat indiscriminately and over eating certain species of fish will not help in any way. Do something to help positively shape the future of our marine environment. 

How can you get involve with minimum effort. Try and buy at the restaurant/market, the type of seafood listed in the "sustainable seafood guide".

For a copy of the sustainable seafood guide, click here, available in both English and Bahasa Malaysia.

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