Tim Fitzgerald

Like a SEABOS

Twenty five billion dollars (give or take). That’s the collective value of the eight multinational seafood companies that now comprise Seafood Business for Ocean Stewardship (SEABOS) – a newly formed coalition designed to address some of the ocean’s most ...

Wild Fisheries: New Hope for the Blue Economy

By Amanda Leland What is the blue economy? Hundreds of people from around the world are gathered this week in Cascais, Portugal at The Economist’s World Ocean Summit 2015 to answer this question and discuss ways to catalyze growth in ...

Fair Trade Writes New Chapter In Story of Tuna

  Tuna is the second most popular seafood in the United States, yet for most Americans, it’s a non-descript protein puck that inevitably gets mixed with mayonnaise and celery. Maybe the tuna in that can came from the Philippines, ...

President Obama: Sustainable Seafood Champion-in-Chief

By Tim Fitzgerald and Matt Tinning American seafood lovers come from all along  the political spectrum. Similarly, the elected officials who have championed policies that advance sustainable seafood have been both Republican and Democrat. President Obama has emerged as one ...

I’ll Have the Gulf Red Snapper, Please

Gulf red snapper. Photo courtesy of Environmental Defense Fund. By Timothy Fitzgerald I’m thrilled to report that Gulf of Mexico red snapper got a little less “red” today. That’s because our partners at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood ...

I’ll Have the Gulf Red Snapper, Please

By Timothy Fitzgerald I’m thrilled to report that Gulf of Mexico red snapper got a little less “red” today. That’s because our partners at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch program – the most well-known sustainable seafood program in ...