Field of Science

Save the environment through eating

Christie Lynn, at Observations of a Nerd, has an excellent post about Lionfish, which are wrecking havoc on Caribbean coral reefs. The great news is that YOU can do something:
This lionfish invasion is an ecological distaster. We need a plan of action to manage this invasive species, a plan which will stop the spread of these quick-breeding sea-vermin and help protect the native populations from the advancing threat.

We need to eat them.
That's right. All you need to do is request them at restaurants and your local supermarket, and you can help save the environment. And they taste great, too.

If you want to do more, the Monterey Bay Aquarium has suggestions and guidelines about how to be a conscientious fish consumer.

For example, if you live on the US west coast, here are the fish to void:

Fish to avoid on the US west coast.

If you live somewhere else, choose a different Seafood Watch Pocket Guide.


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