The Fisheye

Fish, with a side of slavery

February 21, 2012

Bloomberg Businessweek just published an exposé of debt bondage and modern slavery in the fishing industry in New Zealand. In the wake of the report, both Wal-Mart and Safeway are launching investigations into their New Zealand supply chains.

PRESS RELEASE: Future of Fish shortlisted for $100,000 Buckminster Fuller Challenge

February 17, 2012
Future of Fish, led by Cheryl Dahle, is proud to announce that we have taken on the Buckminster Fuller Challenge. Our entry has been published in Idea Index 1.0.

No more silver bullets

February 14, 2012
Future of Fish was founded on the belief that entrepreneurship can save the oceans. No, we don’t mean industry, or business-as-usual. We mean creativity and innovation, leashed on behalf of reducing overfishing or protecting marine habitats. Companies that give consumers a way to turn vague, good feelings of wanting the ocean to thrive into concrete decisions about where to spend money.

Shifting complex systems, one fish at a time

January 14, 2012
Three years ago, I began working on solving a problem that is as complex as they come: saving the fish. If you’re not familiar with the problem of global overfishing, the stats are stark: 85 percent of the world’s fisheries are either fished at their limits, or overexploited.

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