Ocean Wise™ is a conservation program developed by the Vancouver Aquarium to educate and empower consumers about the issues surrounding sustainable seafood.
What is sustainable seafood?
It's seafood caught or farmed in such a way that it ensures the health and stability of that species as well as the greater marine ecosystem for generations to come.
A seafood recommendation that's Ocean Wise™ means a species is:
The Ocean Wise™ symbol next to a seafood item is the Vancouver Aquarium's assurance of an ocean-friendly seafood choice.
The Ocean Wise™ program is about raising consumer awareness of sustainable seafood, providing a credible source of information on sustainable choices, and working with Ocean Wise™ partners to ensure they can identify and deliver seafood harvested in a sustainable manner.
Ocean Wise™ iPhone Application
Download the iPhone app that enables you to quickly and easily location Ocean Wise™ partners.
Who is involved in Ocean Wise™?
The Ocean Wise™ logo can be found in participating restaurants, markets, food-service locations (i.e. universities, hospitals, etc.) throughout Canada. To learn more about how to become an Ocean Wise™ partner please click here.