At Sustainable Sushi we cover ocean sustainability efforts and how we can all make a difference.

Fast fashion microplastics and microfibers in ocean

Microfibers in the Ocean: How Fast Fashion is Killing Fish

The fashion industry is one of the most polluting industries in the world and is a major source of microplastics and microfibers in the ocean. This type of clothing is made from synthetic materials that are not biodegradable, and the process of manufacturing these garments uses large amounts of water and energy. We cannot talk…

Krill fisheries

License to Kill (Why Krill Fisheries Are In Danger)

Two days ago, the gavel came down in an adjudication decision which may, more than any other recent hammer-strike, determine the future of fishing and sustainability of krill fisheries: The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) officially bestowed its blue-and-white fish-check label to a massive factory operator that targets Antarctic krill. This is not a good thing. Antarctic…

What is sustainability

What Is Sustainability?

Good question… what is sustainability? The concept of sustainability has been bandied about so much that one could see it as almost meaningless. Formally introduced in 1987, it has over the last two decades taken on any number of meanings, many of which are competing and contradictory. It is sometimes said that in a room…