The true cost of illegal fishing

We have previously reported that tuna populations are not nearly as healthy as they were 30 years ago. While fishing methods have become more sustainable, there is a dark specter which continues to drive tuna populations down. That specter comes in the form of unregulated, illegal fishing. It is difficult to get a clear picture…


Overfishing in Africa: How Mauritania moves to stop unregulated fishing

Mauritania, the 11th largest country in Africa, has an economy that depends on the seafood. In 2013, 28 percent of the population was employed in some way in the seafood industry(1). In 2014, 16.6% percent of the population lived in abject poverty, with high inequality throughout the society. The government has had upheaval, with a…


The 6 Best Countries to Eat Real Sushi Outside of Japan

Japanese people have been emigrating all over the world for more than 800 years. Many of the descendants of these immigrants have maintained their Japanese language, culture, and of course their sushi traditions. Sushi enthusiasts like us are lucky to have access to authentic Japanese restaurants when we are traveling all over the world. As…


Gold plated sushi? Are you serious?

Gold plated sushi is the newest ridiculous sushi trend If there was an Olympics for over the top sushi, this roll would take gold. This roll has 12 different ingredients from all over Japan, squished together in a cacophony of sound and taste. Available at Shinjuku Isetan in Japan, this is one spectacular creation. So…


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