Food for Thought


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May2023 Education

The centuries-long erosion of California's wild salmon

For nearly 200 years, Pacific salmon have suffered a one-sided war of attrition. Unsurprisingly, they’re losing.Faced with record population lows, officials banned salmon fishing in California and much of Oregon last month. In 1995, over one…

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Keystone: a series where we explore what else is at stake if we lose wild salmon.The salmon in our poké bowls and the leaping, silvery fish we see in National Geographic pictures, narrowly twisting past the jaws of a grizzly, almost seem like…



Wildtype is on a mission to create the cleanest, most sustainable seafood on the planet. So, why did we just partner with The Conservation Fund to help protect the world’s largest wild salmon run? Part of the answer goes way back to 2016 when we…



We set out on a mission six years ago to create the cleanest, most sustainable seafood on earth. But why do we need a new way of making seafood? For starters, global seafood consumption is expected to increase 23 million tons annually by 2030. To…



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