New PDF release: The Fish Market: Inside the Big-Money Battle for the Ocean

By Lee van der Voo

ISBN-10: 1250079101

ISBN-13: 9781250079107

Gulf Wild — the 1st seafood model in the USA to track each one fish from the ocean to the desk — emerged after grouper, the superstar of fried fish sandwiches, fell off menus as a result of overfishing. the emblem used to be born while the govt. privatized the rights to fish to mend the matter. via traceability, Gulf Wild has met burgeoning customer call for for family, sustainable seafood, promoting in boutique grocers and catapulting grouper from the hamburger bun to the white tablecloth.

But the valuables rights that kept grouper additionally shifted keep an eye on of the fish from public to personal, perpetually altering the connection among wild seafood and the folks that devour it.

Aboard fishing vessels from Alaska to Maine, within eating places of most sensible cooks, and from the halls of Congress, in The Fish Market, journalist Lee van der Voo tells the tale of the folk and locations left at the back of during this period of ocean privatization—a development that now controls greater than half American seafood. Following seafood cash from U.S. docks to Wall highway, she explains the tools that traders, fairness agencies, and seafood landlords have used to catch the upside of the sustainable seafood circulate, and why many folks think in them. She additionally is going behind the curtain of the gradual Fish movement—among holdouts opposed to privatization of the ocean— to teach why they argue shoppers don’t need to purchase sustainability from Wall highway, or make a choice from the surroundings and their fisherman.

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