Category Archives: fishing

Beaches

The world’s 10 most unusual beaches … and we know of a few others, too. But we’re not telling.

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Smart seafood

Smart seafood makes for smart consumers. The Smart Seafood Guide is out for 2011 from Food & Water Watch: “Albacore tuna is found throughout the Atlantic and Pacific oceans off the U.S. coast. It is most frequently seen as canned … Continue reading

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8.9

Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Japan, particularly those of Sendai. An 8.9 earthquake struck the coast, prompting officials to issue tsunami alerts throughout the Pacific Rim. BBC has unbelievable footage of a vortex swallowing fishing boats. … Continue reading

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Crusty!

We’ve discussed crusts before. And only days after we last wrote about crusts for tuna steaks, a new recipe appears, this one from Susan Leigh Sherrill, columnist with the Record and NewJersey.com. And she is a columnist who both preaches … Continue reading

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Dreams…

Both farming and fishing provide for many a productive and satisfying way of life. Writing for the Telegraph, Caroline McGhie describes the seductive benefits of the English farmhouse: “Not only are these houses rooted in some of the best landscape … Continue reading

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Ranking tuna

“Greenpeace Canada says a survey of 14 major tuna fish brands sold in the country suggests most of them come from destructive fishery practices,” reports the Canadian Press. Increasingly, consumers reject tuna by companies that use methods that lead to … Continue reading

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Smoked …

We understand the frustration of years of regulations in the making and the need for some streamlining, and the president outlined the challenge during his 2011 State of the Union Address: “We live and do business in the information age, … Continue reading

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More from UK …

A British television series vividly shows the waste associated with trawling, purse seining and other methods. The news media is rushing to give British consumers advice on sustainable selections, including this article in the Independent by Martin Hickman. “Some tuna … Continue reading

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Method madness

Awareness is growing throughout Great Britain on making sustainable seafood choices that will keep our oceans thriving and healthy for the next century.  The Ecologist offers 10 ways to eat fish sustainably with advice from Katharine Helmore. Helmore urges her … Continue reading

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Fishing methods

All fishing methods are not the same. Sara Dickerman of the Wall Street Journal wrote an excellent article about the delights of troll-caught fish – tuna caught and processed immediately onboard, canned by solid chunks. But the article continues a … Continue reading

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