The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) was established to certify fisheries and promote the best environmental choice of seafood. The idea was that consumers can identify the environmentally friendly seafood products by trusting the blue check-mark label attached to certified products. But can we?
Not anymore – say Jenniffer Jacquet and Daniel Pauly in the recent opinion article published in Nature. Check out the arguments and make up your mind.
Jacquet J & D Pauly (2010) Seafood stewardship in crisis. Nature 467:28-29.