The 2018 Seafood Champion Awards nominations are now closed. Finalists will be announced during Seafood Expo North America—March 11-13, 2018
Who are Seafood Champions? Meet the 2017 Winners!
A fearless fisheries minister who’s led a high-profile campaign against harmful fishing practices, a collective effort to combat large-scale illegal fishing in East Africa, two chefs who step far outside their kitchens to promote sustainable seafood, and a foundation breaking new ground in preemptive protection of Indian Ocean tuna are SeaWeb’s 2017 Seafood Champions. The announcement came at an awards ceremony held 5 May 2017 at the SeaWeb Seafood Summit in Seattle, Washington, USA.
CHAMPIONS IN THE NEWS
WASHINGTON DC, JANUARY 10, 2018—The seafood community is 2018 innovation - nearly 40%, leadership 25, vision and advocacy 18. vs 2017 - vision 35, innovation and leadership 25, advocacy 14. organizations/individuals - 55/45 vs 2017 50/50 and 2012 50/50 and 2011...read more
Ned Bell, 2017 Seafood Champion for Advocacy, has announced the publication of his first book, “LURE—Sustainable Seafood Recipes from the West Coast.” Available on Amazon, this very approachable cookbook is an effective antidote to “fish intimidation” in the kitchen,...read more
Japanese author Ayumu Katano, winner of the 2015 SeaWeb Seafood Champion Award for Advocacy, continues his campaign to inform Japanese decision makers and the public with the publication of “The Real Reason for Japan's Fisheries Collapse” (Wedge Publications, 2016)....read more
Seafood Summit celebration honors five winners and 16 finalists for advancing seafood sustainability and ocean health A fearless fisheries minister who’s led a high-profile campaign against harmful fishing practices, a collective effort to combat large-scale illegal...read more