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Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Fish Fight

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Fish FightSustainable Fish City - Fish Hero starSeveral of the Sustainable Fish City working party members and associate organisations are also backing Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's Fish Fight campaign.

This encourages Government and EU policy change to prevent the appalling waste of fish and damage to ocean environments caused by European discard policy. It also encourages consumers and companies to buy responsibly and to eat a wider range of seafood, taking the pressure off over-fished species.

Visit Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's website to sign up to the campaign and help win the Fish Fight.

In January 2011, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall also joined forces with Sustain, the Marine Conservation Society, the Shellfish Association of GB, and the Environmental Justice Foundation. Together, these wrote to the Fisheries Minister Richard Benyon MP, calling on government to adopt sustainable fish buying standards. The letter's signatories expressed concern that 8 out of 10 fish bought by government will have no sustainability standards, in new proposals for public sector food procurement. [read more...]

Rosie Boycott, London Food Board

Taking a sustainable approach to fish is critical to the food security of our city. It is shocking to think that within our lifetimes, we could lose some of our favourite species from the seas forever.

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