The Leading eBooks Store Online 3,667,858 members ⚫ 1,180,414 ebooks

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more

Four Fish

The Future of the Last Wild Food

Four Fish by Paul Greenberg
Add to cart
US$ 13.99
(If any tax is payable it will be calculated and shown at checkout.)
Our relationship with the ocean is undergoing a profound transformation. Whereas just three decades ago nearly everything we ate from the sea was wild, rampant overfishing combined with an unprecedented bio-tech revolution has brought us to a point where wild and farmed fish occupy equal parts of a complex and confusing marketplace. We stand at the edge of a cataclysm; there is a distinct possibility that our children's children will never eat a wild fish that has swum freely in the sea. In Four Fish, award-winning writer and lifelong fisherman Paul Greenberg takes us on a culinary journey, exploring the history of the fish that dominate our menus---salmon, sea bass, cod and tuna-and examining where each stands at this critical moment in time. He visits Norwegian mega farms that use genetic techniques once pioneered on sheep to grow millions of pounds of salmon a year. He travels to the ancestral river of the Yupik Eskimos to see the only Fair Trade certified fishing company in the world. He investigates the way PCBs and mercury find their way into seafood; discovers how Mediterranean sea bass went global; Challenges the author of Cod to taste the difference between a farmed and a wild cod; and almost sinks to the bottom of the South Pacific while searching for an alternative to endangered bluefin tuna. Fish, Greenberg reveals, are the last truly wild food - for now. By examining the forces that get fish to our dinner tables, he shows how we can start to heal the oceans and fight for a world where healthy and sustainable seafood is the rule rather than the exception.
Penguin Publishing Group; July 2010
304 pages; ISBN 9781101442296
Read online, or download in secure EPUB
Title: Four Fish
Author: Paul Greenberg
 
  • News
A Book List for Food Lovers - UC Food Observer
Wed, 25 May 2016 09:38:51 -0700
UC Food ObserverA Book List for Food LoversUC Food Observer“Many people, myself among them, feel better at the mere sight of a ...
Four Fish by Paul Greenberg: review - Telegraph.co.uk
Wed, 28 Jul 2010 02:50:47 -0700
Telegraph.co.ukFour Fish by Paul Greenberg: reviewTelegraph.co.uk... administrations have simply closed their eyes to the ...
4 Fish We're Overeating and What to Eat Instead - EcoWatch
Fri, 15 Jan 2016 10:03:05 -0800
EcoWatch4 Fish We're Overeating and What to Eat InsteadEcoWatchPaul Greenberg loved to fish growing up in Connecticut. But ...