Date: January 09/08 | Author: Apenner
Jan. 9, 2008 -- Mike McDermid, Ocean Wise co-ordinator, speaks at the Vancouver Aquarium yesterday about sustainable seafood choices to mark the program’s third anniversary. Ocean Wise has teamed up with restaurants and markets around Canada to help consumers make environmentally friendly seafood choices.
“People like to be part of the solution, they don’t like to be part of the problem,” said McDermid. “The fishing industry is very much dictated by public demand, so what consumers are buying is what fishermen will go catch.”
Mike McDermid said nearly 70 per cent of all seafood bought in North America is purchased through restaurants.
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