The Benefits Of Sustainable Seafood

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Sustainable seafood is seafood that is caught in a sustainable method, meaning it is done in a way without causing long term damages to the ocean. Our groups main mission was to provide a cost-free outlet that will help educate and encourage sustainable seafood practices in restaurants and markets across Canada. We provided resources people can use to connect with other sustainable producers and consumers. We were hoping it will help people make ocean friendly decisions to provide a sustainable future of our sea animals and to withstand our marine ecosystem. The organization we chose to work with and contact was The Vancouver Aquarium, which had an organization called The Ocean Wise Program. Unfortunately, after numerous efforts we made to …show more content…
It is an easy outlet for people to use to get in contact with other sustainable seafood producers and consumers. Also, Facebook allows us to post pictures, videos, and create events. On our Facebook Page I created a section explaining our mission goal for our platform and what we are hoping to get our followers to do which is get involved in using sustainable seafood. For those who have no idea what sustainable seafood is I had linked a video in a post to explain what it is and how not using it is negatively affecting our oceans. I also introduced the Ocean Wise organization to our followers by explaining The Vancouver Aquarium has a program called Ocean Wise, which educates and helps food companies use ocean friendly seafood for their consumers. I also mentioned the benefits of using ocean friendly choices is having a healthy environment for sea animals to live in which will also prevent them from going extinct. We wanted people to know there are many restaurants in Vancouver that are a part of the Ocean Wise program, but our goal is to get more restaurants and consumers involved in using ocean friendly …show more content…
The first one I discussed was social identity, if you see yourself as an environmentalist, you are more likely to eat sustainable seafood because you have a concern to protect the environment. Environmentalist have more knowledge about the disadvantages of not consuming sustainable seafood and will be more committed to make a change. Another attitude function is value expressive, which is when being involved with sustainable seafood might reflect your self values and beliefs. For the individual, it is important for them to express their attitude on the main concern. The values are a guide for their own attitude and behaviors, it allows them to have a social affiliation with others. The next one I mentioned was utilitarian, a person who is more practical in their actions to benefit everyone. They know consuming sustainable seafood will help preserve the ocean for the future and generations to come. Utilitarian’s act so they could maximize the amount of happiness in the world and sustainable seafood will help protect the oceans from sea animals from going extinct. The last attitude function I discussed was social-adjustive, meaning if your reference group are only eating sustainable seafood then you would be influenced to be just like them, it causes consistency among group members. Using sustainable seafood amongst a group that’s members do allows

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