“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.
“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.