Choose ocean-friendly seafood

"People are eating more seafood than ever, and the ocean and its fish are being pushed to the limit," the <a href="http://www.aqua.org/index.html" target=new> <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLTRA0000138" title="National Aquarium Baltimore" href="/topic/science/scientific-research/national-aquarium-baltimore-PLTRA0000138.topic">National Aquarium</a> says</a>. "According to the United Nations, approximately two-thirds of ocean species are overfished, and many types of fish farming are highly damaging to coastal ecosystems. Choose sustainable seafood, which is seafood from either fished or farmed sources that can maintain or increase production in the future and don't harm the surrounding environment. Download the Seafood Watch Pocket Guide for your region at <a href="http://www.montereybayaquarium.org/cr/cr_seafoodwatch/sfw_health.aspx" target=new>montereybayaquarium.org</a>."<br>
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The Baltimore aquarium also holds a <a href="http://findlocal.baltimoresun.com/harbor/restaurants/restaurants/fresh-thoughts-a-sustainable-seafood-dining-series-national-aquarium-in-baltimore-dining-event" target=new>sustainable seafood series</a>.

( ELIZABETH MALBY, Baltimore Sun / July 27, 2005 )

"People are eating more seafood than ever, and the ocean and its fish are being pushed to the limit," the National Aquarium says. "According to the United Nations, approximately two-thirds of ocean species are overfished, and many types of fish farming are highly damaging to coastal ecosystems. Choose sustainable seafood, which is seafood from either fished or farmed sources that can maintain or increase production in the future and don't harm the surrounding environment. Download the Seafood Watch Pocket Guide for your region at montereybayaquarium.org."

The Baltimore aquarium also holds a sustainable seafood series.

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