The Fisheye

The "IT" Thing in Seafood

March 20, 2014
Since the 1950s, the technology for catching, processing, and physically moving seafood across the globe has undergone a dramatic sophistication. However, as Sunday morning’s press conference organized by Norpac Industry revealed, the enormous activity enabled by those technological innovations has not been matched by high-tech information systems.

Human Rights and Seafood: Sustainability Means Ending Slavery, Too

March 20, 2014
Walking the floor of Seafood Expo North America, the fabulous displays of fish from around the world are pure eye candy for any seafood lover. What those colorful fillets don’t reveal, however, are the human rights abuses that currently mar the global seafood trade.

Storied Fish Featured on New Sustainable Seafood Channel

March 15, 2014
This week, triple-bottom-line online site Triple Pundit, launched Sustainable Seafood: the Business of a Healthier Catch. And if the first article in the series is representative of what’s to come, this channel promises to push the envelope on how we re-imagine solutions to overfishing.

Markets Matter in Designing Solutions to Complex Problems

February 11, 2014
There’s a new opportunity to learn how to design to save the world: a $10K scholarship from MFA Design for Social Innovation. Just announced, the scholarship honors the three decades of innovative and inspiring work by Paul Polak to transform traditional approaches to poverty alleviation.

Fish 2.0 Finale: A Real Life “Shark Tank” for Sustainable Seafood

November 13, 2013
Eat your hearts out Shark Tank fans. This week, twenty-one entrepreneurs will be pitching their innovative ideas in a competition that actually has to do with marine life—and after months of top-notch business coaching, odds are, these opportunities would drive even Mark Cuban and Co into a funding frenzy.