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Even our fish and chips matter in tackling the climate crisis

On National Fish and Chip Day, we need to make sure the British classic isn't contributing to our environmental crisis


Christiane Heisse wrote for HuffPost about how shoppers need more information about the climate impacts of their seafood:

It’s National Fish and Chip Day, a day for producers to encourage us to celebrate the nation’s favourite dish. And it looks like shoppers’ relationship to fish has been changing. The Blue Planet effect means we are paying attention to how our shopping affects the oceans, and in the last few months climate change has exploded back onto the political agenda. The oceans are not immune from the impacts of the climate crisis. So how do we make sure the British classic isn’t contributing to it? And why is the sustainable seafood industry silent about all this?”

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