Choosing sustainable seafood and making ethical choices can make shopping a daunting task. How are you meant to know which to choose? Several handy guides have been produced to help you quickly identify the more sustainable options. These are just a few:
The National Geographic has produced an interactive ‘Seafood Decision Guide’ which tells you about the species, and where it ranks in terms of sustainability, Omega-3 content and mercury level.
You can find it here: Seafood Decision Guide
Marine Conservation Society
The Marine Conservation Society ‘Good Fish Guide’ is an easy to read, colour-coded guide which also comes as an app – perfect for quick reference whilst shopping.
Here it is: MCS Pocket Guide
Also check out the Good Fish Guide App on the App Store!
World Wildlife Fund
As this is clearly a global issue, WWF have produced guides for different countries, in different languages.
Links on WWF’s website here: WWF Consumer Guides
Have a browse and check out how sustainable your favourite seafood is – and whether there is a more sustainable option to try!