Ecolabelled seafood fetches higher prices in supermarkets, giving retailers and producers the incentive to up their sustainability game.
The industry says the deterrent is necessary, but evidence suggests the devices pose a significant threat to some marine life, including maiming and killing seals.
A new study puts numbers to the health and environmental benefits – or impacts – of individual foods and shows how small changes can make a significant difference.
Tackling bycatch in large-scale fishing can make our seafood habit more sustainable
Local, flexible buyers and networks helped support small-scale seafood supply chains coping with COVID-19 disruptions.
Aquaculture is a growing source of healthy protein for millions of people around the world, but there are big differences between farming fish on land and at sea.
When fish are out of water, consumers are out of their depth.
When British colonials came to Australia, they stuck to their winter Christmas traditions of roast meats and plum puddings. But over the centuries, Australians found their own ways to celebrate.
Fish farms feed millions of people around the world, but they also consume a lot of fish that are dried or ground up to make aquafeed. Researchers are developing more sustainable alternatives.
Working waterfronts are a key link between consumers and seafood, but are increasingly threatened by developers. Policies need to ensure that waterfronts remain accessible to seafood harvesters.
One in six fishers in the Gulf of Thailand have been coerced or deceived into working against their will.
The oils in fish are excellent buffers against disease. Why don’t we eat more fish?
Marine fish could serve as a crucial global emergency food supply in times of crisis, if marine ecosystems were in a healthy state to start with.
We found 92 threatened species reported in industrial catch records. This is shameful and unnecessary.
Bushfires not only destroy things on land, they can also have an impact on our seafood industry including our oyster farms.
Regulations have lowered mercury emissions globally, but the risks to ocean ecosystems and human health may be getting worse.
Scientists are uncovering the secrets of a giant undersea rock shelf, parts of which lie four kilometres below the ocean’s surface.
Entire populations of prawn ‘super-females’ are now being commercially distributed. The science behind this continues to advance and could have a far-reaching impact on both humans and animals.
The FDA has given the green light to sell the first genetically engineered animal – farmed salmon –in the US.
Our new paper titled ‘DNA barcoding validates species labelling of certified seafood’ presents the largest and most comprehensive assessment of MSC-labelled products to date.