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The Catch In partnership with the Walton Family Foundation

Part VI: The Fate of Fishing

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How consumers should think about their seafood.

In the final installment of our series we hear from two U.S. congressmen—Jared Huffman, a California Democrat, and Garret Graves, a Louisiana Republican—who are working to curb illegal fishing practices. We learn about the ways individual countries such as Japan and China are adapting their laws to hold industrial fishers more accountable. Finally, chef and food advocate Barton Seaver talks about his quest to teach others how to think and eat more conscientiously.

About The Catch:  The next time you order up some calamari, stop for a minute and think. Where does this actually come from? This summer, Foreign Policy is partnering with the Walton Family Foundation to bring you a new podcast: The Catch. Each episode offers a behind the scenes look at the current state of global fishing by tracking squid—from the waters off the coast of Peru to the processing plants, all the way to the restaurants, and finally to your plate. Join us as we learn what squid tells us about the state of our oceans. Follow and listen to The Catch wherever you get your podcasts.  See All Episodes

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Part V: Game-Changing Diplomacy

The diplomats who are working to protect our oceans.

Part IV: The High Seas

What’s being done to curb illegal, unregulated, and unreported fishing.

Part III: Who’s in Charge?

Tracing the journey of squid—a $500 million industry in Peru—hundreds of miles from home isn’t as simple as it seems.

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