Fish Fillet Without the Fish

Fishless fish.  Confused? You are not alone. Over the past several months, headlines have popped up announcing companies that are building an entirely new industry: lab-grown seafood. Seafood is the last major...

Aquaculture 101: Part 2

More than half of seafood consumed globally is farmed. In order to shed some light on the opaque sources of our seafood, I wrote an overview of popular farmed species (see Part 1). Next, let’s address a farmed ...

The 1,000-Strong Shoreline Cleanup

Every year, Edmonton teacher Nick Riemann leads a school-wide cleanup of nearly 1,000 student volunteers. The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup caught up with Nick to find out how science experiments in a marsh ...

To Eat or Not to Eat Farmed Fish? 

“Is this fish farmed or wild?” Restaurant servers often field this question from diners, who are quickly reassured that the fish they're about to consume is indeed wild. But why are wild fish considered supe...