Oysters farms in Sai Kung

It’s a dream yes, but is it possible??The idea of oyster farms in Hebe Haven and Port Shelter, Sai Kung. Manned by local people and the rise of indigenous farming again. Hong Kong people love seafood. They really love oysters as one can see by the proliferation of small oyster eateries in addition to the…

News alert

Two things have cropped up this week in the media, which I thought I would flag. One is the massive step by the UK Government to declare a ‘climate change emergency’ and the other was the article in the South China Post (SCMP) yesterday on the state of the tilapia farming business. I think one…

The state of the Oceans

Someone posted the image above on Facebook the other day, which funnily enough I picked up whilst at church.‘Yes’ it was a bit of a boring sermon and so I was ‘on line’ and got caught by my wife as it happens. Joking part, although there is a religious slant to the picture, I’ll not…

What are you eating…. Again

I wrote a blog entitled ‘what seafood are you really buying in HK’ on the 10th April. Today I want to say more on this matter, due to an article published in ‘Huffpost’ a few days ago. One must read this article yourselves, but the bottom line was the fraud being conducted in the sale…

Should we embrace ecosystem change?

Was intrigued by an article posted in ‘Fish choice’ the other day, referring to the fact that eating Maine sea bass and crab can help the Rhode island Lobsterman. In essence it was an article stating that one should embrace ecosystem change while you can. Change is inevitable, so embrace it rather than try to…

Acceptance of sustainable seafood increases

This is supposedly true and if so, it is excellent news. It would appear that although there are antagonisms, mainly the fees charges, the work of the ‘sustainable’, chain of custody accreditations appears to be having a positive effect. Recent metrics express in the Supermarket Perimeter news letter show great buy in from supermarkets in…