Seafood Watch @ Monterey Bay Aquarium: Shrimp
The Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch program helps consumers and businesses make choices for healthy oceans. Our recommendations indicate which seafood items are "Best Choices," "Good Alternatives," and which ones you should "Avoid."
All You Can Eat: A journey through a seafood fantasy, Orion Magazine by Jim Carrier
A thorough history of the number one seafood in the U.S.
Fly Your Sea Turtle Flag High: A Slippery Stew of Shrimp, Oil, and Sea Turtles, Huffington Post by Wallace J. Nichols
Prior to the oil spill, sea turtles had it tough already. US and Mexican shrimp trawlers drag nets on the sea floor and catch thousands of sea turtles each year.
Mangroves under threat from shrimp farms: U.N., Reuters by Alistair Doyle
Valuable mangrove forests that protect coastlines, sustain sealife and help slow climate change are being wrecked by the spread of shrimp and fish farms, a U.N.-backed study showed.
Is your all-you-can-eat shrimp killing the mangroves? Grist by Twilight Greenaway
For his new book Let Them Eat Shrimp: The Tragic Disappearance of the Rainforests of the Sea, Kennedy Warne traveled the world — from Bangladesh to Brazil to the Gulf Coast — documenting the complex relationship between the growing shrimp farming industry and the world’s mangroves. (Up to 70 percent of the these aquatic forests have disappeared in the last 40 years.)