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Why 500 Million U.S. Seafood Meals Get Dumped In The Sea

Why 500 Million U.S. Seafood Meals Get Dumped In The Sea

| March 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Nine American fisheries together throw overboard as much as 340 million pounds of fish and other species they were not trying to catch, a report finds. Much of it is perfectly edible fish.

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Whales, Dolphins Are Collateral Damage In Our Taste For Seafood

Whales, Dolphins Are Collateral Damage In Our Taste For Seafood

| January 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

More than 80 percent of the seafood consumed in the U.S. now comes from abroad. And fishermen in other parts of the world continue to kill not just dolphins but seals and even whales. So conservation groups are calling for tougher import rules to protect sea animals at risk from fishing.

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Thai Fishing Sector, Among World’s Largest, Cited For Abuses

Thai Fishing Sector, Among World’s Largest, Cited For Abuses

| September 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

A report from the International Labor Organization details “deceptive and coercive” labor practices — and even forced labor within the industry. The allegations aren’t new, but increase pressure on the Thai government to better regulate the $7 billion industry.

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The Whole Fish: How Adventurous Eating of Seafood  Can Make You Healthier, Sexier, and Help Save the Ocean

The Whole Fish: How Adventurous Eating of Seafood Can Make You Healthier, Sexier, and Help Save the Ocean

Celebrate the release of The Whole Fish: How Adventurous Eating of Seafood Can Make You Healthier, Sexier, and Help Save the Ocean by Bay Area Bites contributor Maria Finn at this Sunday’s Picnic in the Presidio.

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Return of the Chinook

Return of the Chinook

| August 8, 2012 | 1 Comment

Excited by the return of California California salmon, locals are keeping fishing charter boats busy.

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