Top Five Misconceptions About Fish & Seafood

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The aquaculture and fishing industries have have historically flown under the radar with regard to animal cruelty as many people don’t think of fish as animals like cows or pigs. However, with the recent release of the groundbreaking documentary Seaspiracy, and an overall growing concern for climate change and ocean protection, the truth about these industries is beginning to come … Read More

No Fish in These Delicious Dishes

Fish are incredible animals. They show affection, can multitask, and some even use tools. They also feel pain and suffering, just like other animals. So let’s keep our finned friends off our plates. Ocean ecosystems are facing many threats from overfishing to pollution to habitat destruction and more. Luckily, it’s easier than ever to help save the sea by choosing … Read More

5 Reasons Fish Are Smarter Than You Think

When it comes to animals who people consider warm and fuzzy, fish are typically overlooked. Given their cold-blooded biology and underwater residence, it can be more difficult to relate to them than their mammalian counterparts. And because they look, act, and live very differently from animals we’re used to interacting with, we often assume fish can’t feel pain (they don’t scream, … Read More

4 Awesome Vegan Seafood Options

From shrimp cocktail to sushi, seafood is a diverse category of foodstuffs. Lots of people on the plant-based path tend to resist abandoning these options, often assuming that fish and shellfish don’t feel pain. Sadly, science shows they do, and thanks to habitat destruction, overfishing, and by-catch issues, the worldwide appetite for seafood is ravaging our oceans, so it’s more important … Read More

New Study Reveals Fish Can Multitask. Yes, Multitask.

Fish are incredible animals. Sure, they may look and act differently than our cats and dogs at home, but new research continues to reveal that fish are complex, intelligent animals. We’ve already confirmed that these sea creatures are fully capable of feeling pain. And we know they use tools. But who would have guessed these animals can multitask, too? According … Read More

Feeling Fish

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While fish may be unable to vocalize their pain in ways that humans can recognize, the scientific consensus is clear: fish feel pain, much like we do. They’re smart, have good memories, form complex social relationships, and some even use tools. Sadly, overfishing is putting many species on the verge of extinction. The number of aquatic animals killed for human … Read More