Around Easter, fish dishes are highly popular. But about 30 percent of marine fish stocks are overfished, further 60 percent are fished to biological limits. An Easter fish feast with good conscience is possible, though. With the right choice of fish, consumers contribute to the solution. The new WWF Online Seafood guides support your sustainable buying decision.
Disparities and weaknesses in import controls in key member states of the European Union mean illegally caught fish can still slip through the net and into EU supply chains, according to an analysis published today by the Environmental Justice Foundation, Oceana, The Pew Charitable Trusts and WWF.
WWF Portugal and the MSC conducted a Workshop about MSC/ASC certification and availability of certified products for a sustainable consumption of fish. The workshop took place in Lisbon during the morning of 23 of February.
A new report on the future of global fish supply commissioned by WWF-Germany concludes that by 2050, millions of people in developing countries might not be able to afford fish, which currently constitutes a major source of food and protein.
The guides encourage and empower consumers to make the right choice buying seafood.
WWF Bulgaria and Bulgaria Mall in Sofia carried out an event to present to the public two interactive installations – a real fishing boat with electronic games and a 6-meter whale, part of the project Fish Forward. Their purpose is to draw attention to the preservation of the oceans.
On the Black Sea’s International Day 2016, Bulgarian consumers and fish traders were equipped with a new ‘Seafood Guide’ enabling them to make informed choices about the fish products they buy.
In Vienna and eastern Austrian regions, an “ugly” fish draws pedestrians’ attention to really ugly facts: overfishing threatening marine resources and the livelihood of more than 800 million people who depend on fish for food and income.
The fish is everywhere. This September, even Croatian art scene decided to give fish a chance. In Art Park in Zagreb, most popular open city place in Zagreb in 2016 , street artist made graffiti with fish, sending their message to the world.
As of today, Europe relies on fish and seafood imports for the rest of the year in order to meet consumption demand.