Food & Nutrition

Answers to All of Your Questions About Eating Eco-Friendly

What kinds of seafood should I eat?

Wild fish often have a relatively small climate footprint, with the main source of emissions being the fuel burned by fishing boats. One recent analysis found that a number of pop­ular wild fish—anchovies, sardines, herring, pollock, cod, haddock—have, on average, a lower carbon footprint than chicken or pork.

There is a huge caveat to all wild seafood, though: Most fisheries are being fished at their maximum sus­tainable level, while others are being overexploited. So there’s not a lot of room for everyone in the world to in­crease wild fish consumption.

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