Watch: Can sushi be sustainable?
With continued concerns about overfishing and dwindling fish populations, eating sushi can seem like a guilty pleasure. This is how one restaurant — first certified sustainable sushi restaurant in the world — strives to serve only sustainable fish.
Tue, Mar 06 2012 at 11:58 AM
The Story of Sushi uses handcrafted props and beautiful videography to concisely describe the problem with eating sushi, and how we can do better. While ocean sustainability is a complex issue, and there are a variety of opinions about the best actions for protecting our oceans, this video simply and winsomely covers the main issues.
The video is one of several made for the restaurant, Bamboo Sushi,
the first "certified, sustainable sushi restaurant in the world." The owner, Kristofor Lofgren, views business as the best platform for making positive ecological changes. After looking over the company website and admiring the menus, I was happy to discover they were near enough to visit myself. While they certainly aren't as cheap as the "$1 plate" sushi restaurants of ill-repute, they are surprisingly inexpensive. I hope to find my way there soon.
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