Celebrating summer Swedish style with an Old Ballard Kräftskiva
by Yvonne Rogell
What better place than a shipyard in Ballard to throw a Kräftskiva — the traditional Swedish party to celebrate the summer's first crawfish catch.
Aug 25, 2016
Would you rather eat shrimp peeled by slaves, or by robots?
by Barbara Clabots
Automation is changing the way seafood like shrimp is processed. But will it uplift the women who currently do that work, or just take their jobs?
Jan 21, 2016
Fair trade seafood, coming soon to your grocery store
by Sarah Stuteville
Haunted by horror stories from fisheries in the Global South? A new fair trade seafood labeling system is on the way.
Mar 6, 2015
Warm waters strain shared BC-Washington salmon fishery
by Lael Henterly
Unseasonably warm water and a toxic mining spill in BC have meant a tough season for Puget Sound salmon fishermen.
Sep 22, 2014
Something’s fishy with Thai seafood imports
by LaVendrick Smith
It’s local seafood season — all the more reason to examine your consumption of foreign seafood imports.
Jun 11, 2014
Pollution, overfishing threaten livelihood of Peruvian fishermen
by Sara Shahriari
Marcelino Coila Choque is from a family of fishermen in Peru. From his small village along Lake Titicaca, he has watched the water turn opaque with pollution from the expanding city of Puno. Radio journalist Sara Shahriari and Photojournalist Noah Friedman-Rudovsky follow Coila Choque on his morning fishing rounds in an audio slideshow.
Oct 1, 2012