Resources

Looking for more information on Sustainable Seafood?
Have a look at these great resources and organisations.

Organisations

Friend of the Sea

Australian Marine Conservation Society

Greenpeace Australia

Seafood Services Australia

Australian Conservation Foundation

Marine Stewardship Council

The International Union for Conservation of Nature

The Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society of New Zealand

Consumer Guides

Greenpeace’s 2011 Canned Tuna Guide and information pack on Tuna Sustainability in Supermarkets

Australian Marine Conservation Society’s Sustainable Seafood Guide and iPhone app

Seafood Services Australia’s Fish Finder

Friend of the Sea Certified Sustainable Products

Australian Conservation Foundation’s Interactive Map of Australian Sustainable Seafood Products

The Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) Sustainable Seafood Product Finder

Confused about how Governments assess a Fishery? NSW DPI explain HERE

Good Books About Sustainable Seafood

Four Fish - Paul Greenberg tells the story of USA’s four favourite fish: Salmon, Sea Bass, Cod and Tuna – from their rise to popularity to overfishing and the future of fish as species and seafood.

Bottomfeeder - How to Eat Ethically in a World of Vanishing Seafood - Taras Grescoe travels the world exploring the seafood supply chain to provide readers with a clear explanation of how to choose the best fish for our environment and our bodies.

World Without Fish – Mark Kurlansky (with Illustrations by Frank Stockton) has created a captivating introduction to the world of sustainable seafood. A children’s book that explains, through both text and a graphic novel, the current crisis in the oceans, the frightening tragedy of a sea devoid of fish, the impact of that sad outcome, and how to prevent it.

Guide to Fish -Hillary McNevin provides simple and delicious recipes for seafood using the sustainability recommendations of the AMCS.

ABARE's Fishery Status Report 2010

At the end of October the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) released their Fishery Status Reports 2010, the annual assessment of the status of fish stocks and fisheries managed by the Australian Government. GFB

Exploring Open-Pen Sea Cage Aquaculture

In an ongoing series, GoodFishBadFish explores Open-Pen Sea Cage Aquaculture in Australia. This is the method of aquaculture used to farm all Atlantic Salmon and Ocean Trout. Do you know how your dinner was raised?