Healthy Oceans archives

  • Photo: Dead sixgill shark offers glimpse at mysterious species

    Dead sixgill shark offers glimpse at mysterious species

    February 17, 2011

    My glimpse into the unknown life of the female sixgill shark made me question how much we know about any of these shark species. In a few weeks we may have a Canadian eco-certified fishery that kills tens of thousands of blue sharks, not to mention sea turtles. More »

  • Photo: More dish on Suzuki's Top 10 Sustainable Seafood Picks

    More dish on Suzuki's Top 10 Sustainable Seafood Picks

    January 28, 2011

    Since posting the guide, our office has been flooded with questions and feedback from Canadians across the country. With all those great inquiries, we thought it would be helpful to share some common questions and answers. More »

  • Photo: Sustainable Seafood Recipe Archive

    Sustainable Seafood Recipe Archive

    January 23, 2011

    Here is a selection of delicious recipes featuring sustainable seafood, to get you inspired to eat for healthy oceans. How about taking the pledge to eat sustainable seafood? The oceans... More »

  • Photo: Eating sustainable seafood just got easier

    Eating sustainable seafood just got easier

    January 19, 2011

    Okay, even I admit it. Using the SeaChoice seafood guide doesn't always make shopping for seafood easy. It's a handy tool with a lot of helpful information, but at times... More »

  • Photo: Another breakthrough in better salmon farming

    Another breakthrough in better salmon farming

    January 18, 2011

    For years, groups like the David Suzuki Foundation and our allies at the Coastal Alliance for Aquaculture Reform have helped lead the charge to make commercial-scale closed containment salmon farming... More »

  • Photo: Food is good, in moderation

    Food is good, in moderation

    January 6, 2011

    Humans and animals both think of salmon primarily as food. The difference for humans is that we have the power to manage how many salmon we catch or leave in the wild. More »

  • Photo: Courts rule in favour of protecting killer whales

    Courts rule in favour of protecting killer whales

    December 8, 2010

    We won! After a long, drawn-out legal challenge by Ecojustice representing the David Suzuki Foundation and eight other leading conservation organizations, the courts have confirmed that killer whale habitat is... More »

  • Photo: Will sustainable seafood programs succeed without Asian countries participating?

    Will sustainable seafood programs succeed without Asian countries participating?

    December 6, 2010

    As I stood in the middle of an all you-can-eat buffet in Seoul last week and laid my eyes on a platter of Bluefin tuna, I had to ask myself:... More »

  • Photo: Cohen inquiry isn't just about salmon

    Cohen inquiry isn't just about salmon

    November 30, 2010

    If this year's high Fraser River sockeye salmon returns taught us anything, it's that salmon are unpredictable. As we saw, salmon can demonstrate incredible resilience, returning in record numbers following... More »

  • Photo: Federal government rejects mine plan

    Federal government rejects mine plan

    November 26, 2010

    The federal government's decision to squash a proposed mine plan that would destroy Fish Lake is a good occasion to celebrate, and we want to thank everyone who helped make it happen. More »