The effects of years of uncontrolled and unmonitored over-fishing have been taking its effects in recent years. With large corporations entering into domestic oceans and extracting large amounts of our ocean resources, we are left with a severely depleted source of seafood. An infographic illustrating but only a few facts about the fishing industry and […]

Sustainability of the ocean is important to us especially if we can help it. The oceans economy is pivotal to growth in all sectors and is something we should be educated on regarding the facts around ensuring long-term sustainability. However, the reality is that natural capital is either threatened or declining. This is worrying because […]

Fishing isn’t always friendly, illegal fishing has unveiled the dark side of the pleasant pastime. Globally this is a continuous problem contributing to the decline in natural fish populations. In our previous blog post about sustainable fishing we touched on the concept of limiting the amount of fish caught, to prevent the erosion of fish […]

Sustainable fishing is the concept of only catching a certain amount of fish that helps prevent the erosion of such populations and provides an environment where fish can reproduce to maintain their populations. Rising demand in seafood and advancements in technology have led to a rise in fishing practices rapidly depleting fish and shellfish populations. […]

Consumer trends lean ever more to healthy, sustainable and organic food due to increased health awareness. The trend is driven by younger consumers as they have more concerns overall on how food is produced, sourced and what their ingredients are. Short shelf lives and the high cost of organic produce is a hindering factor in the […]

While sustainable farming and organic farming are used interchangeably there is actually quite a difference between them. However, sustainable and organic farming usually go hand in hand with an overall concern for the environment, its people and communities as well as the ethical sourcing or growing of food type whether animal or plant. That being […]