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Slow Fish, now a national campaign in Canada

Slow Food Canada is excited to announce the creation of the Slow Fish Canada campaign, a national group that will focus efforts on issues related to fisheries.



USAID promotes privatization of seas in Central America

Jorge Varela Marquez, Goldman Environmental Award 1999, tells us about the role USAID is playing in promoting ITQ fisheries in his country.



Recognizing and Protecting our Small-Scale Fisheries

Small-scale fisheries are the cornerstone of many of Canada's coastal communities. A current initiative undertaken by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) calls on Canadians to recognize and protect this cornerstone...



How to Fix the World's Seas

The problems facing the world's oceans and marine resources can seem insurmountable. Many were discussed at Slow Fish earlier this month, but one conference in particular heard inspiring examples from around the world of a solution that could be the answer to many of those problems...



Slow Fish, Catching on Fast

Brett Tolley, from the Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance and part of the Slow Fish network, presented the Slow Fish campaign at the Slow Food USA national convention...



Planet Ocean

We reflect on this year’s theme for the International Day of Biological Diversity – water – and its vital role for all life…



A perilous path

A massive wind farm development threatens the environment and livelihood of indigenous fishers and farmers in the Isthmus of Tehuatepec, Mexico...



A Long Fight for Fishing Rights in South Africa

When South Africa introduced a new fisheries policy in 2005, it had devastating and lethal implications for small-scale fishers. But now a new policy is now empowering fishing communities, giving them responsibility and incentive to manage their fishery responsibly...



The Fallacies of ITQs

Seth Macinko, an associate professor in the Department of Marine Affairs at the University of Rhode Island, tell us abuot the effects of catch share programs...



Drawing Attention to Anchovies

The last day of Slow Fish had an anchovy flavor, with a conference addressing the problems of forage fishing and the results of a competition for the best anchovy recipe.



Ocean Grabbing: Plundering a Common Resource

The issue of Ocean grabbing was introduced and debated by the Slow Fish network during Terra Madre 2012. It is also the object of workshop and conferences during the 2013 edition of the Slow Fish event, in Genoa...



Genetically Engineered Fish: FDA at Risk of Irreversible Tampering



Emptying Senegals Seas

Fewer and fewer fish are found off Senegal's coast and its fish markets are increasingly bare, thanks mostly to the predations of rapacious European powers. Some locals, however, are resisting, with economies that work in harmony with the natural resources...



Small Bite, Big Taste

An anchovy recipe competition to celebrate this little fish with a big taste, and campaign against its fishing for animal feed. The shortlisted and winning recipes will be presented at the Slow Fish event in Genoa in May...



Fisherfolks: Conservation Refugees

Magnus Johnson, a Marine Biologist at the Centre for Environmental and Marine Sciences, expresses his views on the migration occuring over some ill-concieved conservation projects.


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