The Fisheye

Future of Fish among four Finalists selected for 2012 Buckminster Fuller Challenge

May 9, 2012
Future of Fish has been selected as one of only four Finalists for the 2012 Buckminster Fuller Challenge

Simplistic, naive and unhelpful

February 28, 2012
A recent editorial in The Economist would have us believe that of all the problems facing the oceans—acidification, plastics pollution, decline of habitat—overfishing is the easy win, the simple fix. Really, the article argues, this whole overfishing mess is the fault of fishermen.

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.