Long live the cod

by Cassady Craighill

August 2, 2012

While people frolic around London during this year’s summer Olympics, they’re hungry for more than dramatic victories and devastating losses. Fish and chips, the staple dish of the UK, is in high demand for hungry athletes and hungry spectators alike. Fortunately, UK supermarkets reported impressive increases in sustainable seafood sales meaning lesser-know alternative species such as pollack, tilapia and pouting, a fish related to cod.

And like David Beckham so handsomely displays 82 tons is a whole lotta cod.

Check out Greenpeace’s Seafood Sustainability Scorecard to learn more!

Cassady Craighill

By Cassady Craighill

Cassady is a media officer for Greenpeace USA based on the East Coast. She covers climate change and energy, particularly how both issues relate to the Trump administration.

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