“The fish flopped valiantly before quieting.”
— Image of a fish caught and dead.
“Because NYC is infected with a foodie craze, it’s slowly but surely weakening as an estuary; an environmental red flag that few are noticing.”
— A paraphrase of influential maritime writer Paul Greenberg’s thoughts on the American foodies’ relationship with seafood.

The AquAdvantage Salmon is a game changer in commercial fishing and aquaculture in the U.S. because it’s the world’s first genetically modified fish and grows twice as fast as their normal brethren.

“If we were a fishier country, we’d be healthier, thinner, and more environmentally sound, and maybe smarter.”
— Paul Greenberg, who in his book American Catch, writes of America’s fishy relationship with the thing itself—the fish. 91% of the fish we eat is imported and are farm-raised, while a 3rd of the fish that are wild are exported. 

Americans have eaten a natural environment conservationist, the oyster, out of its home and hearth (and now we are on the verge of doing the same to the shrimp). Thank god for the fact that the few oyster beds that remain in New York City are inedible because they filter polluted water through their bodies.