WGCU Sustainable Seafood Series
A multi-platform series exploring Gulf Coast sustainable seafood, its local history and its fledgling future.
Visit our companion websites to the two documentaries in the series.
Why Sustainable Seafood Matters
Bestselling author and lifelong fisherman Paul Greenberg investigates the health of the ocean — and his own — by spending a year eating seafood at breakfast, lunch and dinner.
NPR Digital Media
In order to investigate how eating fish affects our health as well as the oceans, author and fisherman Paul Greenberg spent a year eating fish every day.
American Public Media
Lee van der Voo wrote about the 'catch share' system in her book 'The Fish Market.'
Americans are eating exported seafood in a pattern that could wipe out the U.S. fishing.
Discover what it is like to plant & harvest a "crop" underwater at a clam farm.
Mullet: Fish of the Future?
There’s an ongoing effort to change the reputation of mullet. The fish was mostly thought of as bait. But now, mullet and its roe are appearing on menus at fancy US restaurants.
Trash fish or treasure? The long and storied history of Florida's most under-appreciated fish is explored.
Dr. Jerry Jackson reveals some of the most fascinating and lesser-known attributes of mullet. Listen to 'With the Wild Things.'
Shrimp: America's Favorite Seafood
NPR Digital Media
The U.S. appetite for shrimp is often fed in unsavory ways, with seafood produced unsustainably, sometimes with slave labor. In New York's Hudson Valley, an indoor aqua farm is...
Thai Shrimp Industry Exploits Workers to Whet Global Appetite for Cheap Shrimp
Through seven decades, Fort Myers Beach shrimpers have struggled against adversity. How much longer can they survive?