• The Blue Revolution

  • Hunting, Harvesting, and Farming Seafood in the Information Age
  • By: Nicholas Sullivan
  • Narrated by: Bob Johnson
  • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
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Overfishing. For the world's oceans, it's long been a worrisome problem with few answers. But as older fishing fleets retire and new technologies develop, a better, more sustainable way to farm this popular protein has emerged to profoundly shift the balance. The Blue Revolution tells the story of the recent transformation of commercial fishing: an encouraging change from maximizing volume through unrestrained wild hunting to maximizing value through controlled harvesting and farming.

Nicholas P. Sullivan presents this new way of thinking about fish, food, and oceans by profiling the people and policies transforming an aging industry into one that is "post-industrial"-fueled by "sea-foodies" and locavores interested in sustainable, traceable, quality seafood. He discusses the global challenges to preserving healthy oceans, including conservation mechanisms, the impact of climate change, and unregulated and criminal fishing in international waters.

In a fast-growing world where more people are eating more fish than ever before, The Blue Revolution brings encouraging news for conservationists and seafood lovers about the transformation of an industry historically averse to change, and it presents fresh inspiration for entrepreneurs and investors eager for new opportunities in a blue-green economy.

©2022 Nicholas P. Sullivan (P)2022 Tantor

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