Media Coverage

I am available to comment on stories related to fisheries and aquaculture, especially related to feed and environmental impacts. Please email me at t.cashion (AT) oceans.ubc.ca


Coverage of my research

Oceana: This Little Fish Could Help Child Malnutrition in Peru. Why Is It Feeding Farmed Animals Instead?

NPR: 90 Percent Of Fish We Use For Fishmeal Could Be Used To Feed Humans Instead

Le Monde: Le boum de l’aquaculture et des farines de poisson aux dépens de l’alimentation des pays du sud (in French)

Seed Daily: 90 percent of fish used for fishmeal are prime fish

Post Online Media: 90% of fish used for fishmeal are prime fish

ZME Science: We could eat 90% of the fish we feed other fish

El Comercio: “Peru has the opportunity to redirect fishing to human consumption” (in Spanish)

Global News: UBC study says ocean harvest being wasted (Video)

Science News: Most fish turned into fishmeal are species that we could be eating

EFE Agro: “Un 25 % de la pesca mundial alimenta cerdos, aves y peces” (in Spanish)

Hakai Magazine: The Fish that Smells like Money

Seafood Source: Report claims seafood company investors are in the dark on product origins

Undercurrent News: Sustainability report takes aim at seafood’s public companies

Oceans Deeply Summary: Executive Summary for November 3rd

Sea Around Us Blog: Shareholders in fishing companies at risk from fisheries over-exploitation: research

Sea Around Us Blog: Somali Fisheries Urgently Need Better Data

Sea Around Us Blog: Ten million tonnes of fish wasted every year despite declining fish stocks

Nature News: Seven Days: Trend Watch

Alaska Dispatch News: Mixed salmon bag: Strong year for chums and reds while pinks and kings falter

NRK: – 90 prosent av fisken som brukes til fôr kan spises av mennesker (in Norwegian)

True Viral News: Most fish turned into fishmeal are species that we could be eating

Quartz: China has fished itself out of its own waters, so Chinese fishermen are now sticking their rods in other nations’ seas

CBC: 10 million tonnes of fish catches dumped back into oceans: study

EurekAlert!: Ten million tons of fish wasted every year despite declining fish stocks

Phys.org: Ten million tonnes of fish wasted every year despite declining fish stocks

Hakai Magazine: Foreign Fleets Plundered Somalia’s Fish

Maritime Executive: Ten Million Tons of Fish Wasted Annually


Selected interviews:

National Geographic: Why Salmon Eating Insects Instead of Fish Is Better for Environment

Oceans Deeply: Red Herring: The Tons of Fish That Are Caught But Not Eaten

NPR: Waste Not, Want Not: Drink Beer To Feed Fish And Help Save The Planet


Writing for the public

Sea Around Us Blog: Using data to better manage fisheries subsidies

Sea Around Us Blog: Inside the world of fish for feed

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