Do you know the severity of overfishing in Malaysian ocean? Our seafood stock has reduced about 90% in the last 40 years. Our oceans are now in a state of global collapse! You don’t need to go out of your way to do something. Here are 5 simple things you can do:
WHAT CAN WE DO?
1. Download Save Our Seafood Guide
Download Save Our Seafood guide to find out the recommended seafood and what need to be avoided.
3. Request for overfished seafood to be omitted
When you eat out and order seafood dishes such seafood soup or seafood pasta, tell them that you don’t want squid in it.
4. Try not to buy seafood that is overfished. Explore other options.
At the at supermarket, avoid buying endangered seafood such as string ray and silver pomfret. Instead, we can choose more sustainable options e.g clams and tilapia. Read 5 common seafood not to buy and 3 Malaysian Seafood Dish To Indulge.
5. Order dishes that are not in red alert category
When you go to a Japanese restaurant, choose dishes that are not in the red alert category. Instead of soft shell crab handroll, choose salmon handroll. Read: 5 food you shouldn’t order at Japanese restaurant.
(photo credit: sushi king)
At JewelPie, we believe in moderation and practicality. We are not asking you to go cold turkey to your favourite seafood. Just try to make a conscious effort to choose seafood that is not exploited.
Doing something for the environment need not be hard. Start with one of the steps above!