Southern African Sustainable Seafood Initiative (SASSI)

Worldwide unsustainable fishing has driven some fish populations to their lowest levels ever. The situation is no different in South Africa, where stocks of many well-known linefish species have been severely depleted. The Southern African Sustainable Seafood Initiative (SASSI) is aimed at informing the public how their choice of fish for consumption can help determine the future health and productivity of our oceans.

They recently launched an WWF-SASSI app for Blackberry. Download it free of charge here. Using this app will help you make on-the-spot sustainable seafood choices.

SASSI is a collaborative initiative between the World Wildlife Federation-South Africa, the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife, Two Oceans Aquarium, uShaka Sea World, The South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity (SAIAB) and the Endangered Wildlife Trust.

Visit the SASSI website to find out more

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