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A Sustainable Fishing Model is Possible: Lessons from Galicia
A participatory management model, a fishing system decided in accordance with the institutions, associations and the individual fishers themselves might seem unrealistic. Yet...
Commons and freedom
An interview of David Bollier, independent researcher on the "commons", a concept which attempts to outline a practical alternative to market and top down control approaches, whilst stressing the importance of cooperation and sharing...
Honduras privatizes its fisheries
Jorge Varela Márquez, Goldman Environmental Prize 1999, denounces the new fishing law of his country, which, after year of resistance by fishing communities, surrenders it's national sovereignty to transnational cooperations...
Red Sluge Affair: It's Not Over Yet!
For the past 50 years an Alumina plant in Gardanne that belongs to the Pechiney Company has dumped between 20 and 30 million tons of radioactive red sludge in the sea. Today the industry is requesting authorization to dump an estimated 270m3/h of residual water over the next 30 years. Fishermen blow the whistle...
Sea For Yourself
During Slow Fish 2015, the conference, "Mare Nostrum: Immigrant Communities Tell Their Tales" was a chance to exchange experiences and learn from one another, as it so often happens when comparing cultures.
Turning the Tide of Transparency
Small-scale fishermen discuss how to restore trust and become pro-active in shaping their own future...
Fishing for Alternatives
During Slow Fish 2015, fishermen discussed how to safeguard their livelihoods by finding and creating alternative value chains, focusing on the quality of the fish, reconnecting consumers/citizens to food and food producers...
EU Fisheries policy and its impact on small-scale fishers
The impact of the European Fisheries Policy on small-scale fishers was discussed in Genoa as part of the event Slow Fish...
No Country for Young Men
Why are young people no longer choosing fishing as a profession? A conference at Slow Fish in Genoa asks the tough question…
A Small Boat in a Big Ocean
Developing a unified voice among small-scale fishers to confront mutual challenges at the political level...
Closing the Net
Small-scale fishers from around the world discuss how to celebrate fishing cultures...
Ocean Grabbing: What You Need to Know
One might think that the world’s waters are, or should be, common resources, however these assets are increasingly being privatized. Today we are witnessing a process of enclosure of the world’s oceans and fisheries resources for purposes ranging from (eco)tourism and raw material extraction, to large-scale fishing. This is known as ocean grabbing.
Why The Oceans Matter
It may be difficult to fathom, but life on Earth is utterly dependent on life and chemistry in the oceans...
Slow Fish 2015: time to change course
From May 14 - 17, the coastal city of Genoa in northern Italy will once again host Slow Food's international event dedicated to responsible fishing...
With Slow Fish just round the corner in Genoa, we bring you a recipe from the home region of the event: farinata, a chickpea flour flatbread...
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