Information is Beautiful: Which fish are good to eat?
Over-exploitation. Destructive fishing techniques. Polluting fish farms. How do you know which fish are fine for your fork?
In an age of over-fishing and crashing marine stocks, it’s difficult to keep track of which fish are ethically kosher. Here I’ve pooled and visualized the latest consensus and data from the Marine Conservation Society (PDF), Greenpeace and the SeaFood Watch.
Check the data for yourself here: http://www.bit.ly/whichfish
As ever, it’s a pretty grim picture. Although there is some good news. Mussels, clams and oysters are all good to eat. Hopefully this visual snapshot will help you enjoy a cleaner conscience and a slap-up dinner of ocean-friendly fish’n'chips. Guardian Co.UK
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