July 1st, 2009
By Barbara Kessler
Green Right Now
When you fish for seafood at your local grocery, it can be difficult to tell whether you are supporting sustainable fishing practices.
Was the snapper you selected caught using legal, sustainable fishing practices? Should you even be buying it? Is the Chilean Sea Bass you just purchased on the “Red List” of jeopardized marine species? Does the grocery you’re patronizing buy seafood certified by the Marine Stewardship Council?