Now that we know fish feel pain and are sentient, it’s time to take their welfare seriously.
And, because we know the world’s oceans and waterways are under threat, we need to take action to protect their environment. Here are some actions you can take to help fish and safeguard their habitat.
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If you do eat fish, avoid those from open-sea fish farms, which are inhumane and bad for the environment. Organizations such as Ocean Wise and SeaChoice offer information on sustainable fish choices. But remember, virtually all forms of fishing cause fish some degree of suffering.
Learn more about a plant-based diet.