November 10, 2015
Malcolm | Ballenger Publishing

Impact 100 Grant Awarded to Coast Watch Alliance

by Anna Clark | Coastal Watch Alliance Coast Watch Alliance was awarded a grant for $106,000 to “Commercialize Lionfish” by the harvesting and control of this invasive species off of Santa Rosa & Escambia County reefs. This grant will support outfitting lionfish control divers, support other local divers and charter […]
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August 10, 2015
Monitoring the entire water planet would take more drones than Amazon can fly.

This is a test. The Latest from E.I.C. Fred Garth

  By Fred Garth What is IUU fishing? Hint: It’s NOT Indiana University’s Urban fishing team. When I ask my fellow fishing peeps what IUU stands for, I get a blank stare like I’ve just requested an equation in quantum mechanics. It’s an unfamiliar term that we should all know. […]
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March 7, 2013

Calling All Green Chefs to Tortuga Music Festival

Calling all chefs! Do you or your restaurant have a particularly unique and tasty recipe based on a sustainable seafood? If so, then we want you to come cook for us – and thousands of our best friends – at the Tortuga Music Festival on Ft. Lauderdale Beach April 13-14! […]
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May 10, 2012

State of Seafood

Written by Fred Garth The one-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill came and went without much fanfare. The talking heads on TV mentioned it mostly out of obligation. The follow-up stories were sparse, because there was no significant breaking news to report. Tourism was on the rebound, oil sightings had […]
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May 10, 2012

Fishin’ with the Commish’

Commissioner Putnam and his press secretary Sterling Ivey with a nice redfish to start the day, and a reminder of what’s at stake in promoting and protecting sustainable seafood. Adam H. Putnam, a.k.a. The Commish’, is the commissioner of agriculture for the State of Florida. A Florida native and outdoorsman, […]
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February 15, 2012
Domestic vs Import

Domestic vs. Import: Do you know where your dinner was born??

Written by Daryl Carson Do you know where your shrimp has been? It’s a simple question, but one few seafood eaters ponder when ordering off the menu of their favorite restaurant. If you’re dining anywhere in the U.S., it’s likely the answer is “far, far away,” as in China or […]
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