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Getting fussy about fish

Getting fussy about fish

Posted on 05 Dec 2011 in Save Fish | 0 comments

It’s time we got fussy about fish! The European Commission has just launched this “choose your fish” campaign to encourage people to “think sustainable” when they buy fish in shops and restaurants. What’s the fuss about fish? More than 70% of Europe’s fish stocks are overfished and some species are rapidly nearing extinction. This is […]

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Hardcore Prawn

Posted on 10 Oct 2011 in Save Fish, Support Ethical | 0 comments

It all started back in the Sixties, when prawns were a kind of luxury dish… People served them up at dinner parties to impress their guests and they came in a sweet pink sauce and a glass bowl, looking something like this. Yum! Since then the Brits’ love of prawns grew, as our exposure and access to Asian […]

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“Change your Tuna!”

Posted on 08 Sep 2011 in Save Fish, Support Ethical | 0 comments

Who isn’t partial to a tuna sandwich?! We Brits love our tinned tuna and the UK is its second largest consumer in the world. When we buy tuna there are many brands to choose from and, like anything else we buy, when we go for a particular brand we are endorsing the way that company […]

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Fish forever!

Posted on 25 Aug 2011 in Save Fish | 0 comments

The global fishing industry wastes a staggering amount of fish and is over-fishing at an unsustainable rate. Right now they’re taking more fish from the seas than can be replenished and that’s why Save Fish is one of hiSbe‘s 8 Everyday Choices. But don’t just take our word for it, listen to what Simon The […]

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The true price of fish

Posted on 18 Aug 2011 in Save Fish | 0 comments

Today the food industry gets away with some pretty irresponsible and wasteful practises. Take fishing, for example. Half of the fish caught in the North Sea is thrown back into the water, 88% of Europe’s fish stocks are overfished or depleted and tuna is under threat of extinction. It’s all because big corporations and international agricultural policies […]

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