VANCOUVER, Feb. 1 /CNW/ - Canadians looking to make smart, sustainable
seafood choices are encouraged to use the Ocean Wise iPhone
application—an easy-to-use app that provides consumers with over 3,000
Ocean Wise restaurants, markets and supplier venues from coast to
coast, and a comprehensive list of ocean-friendly seafood options.
"Our easy-to-use Ocean Wise iPhone app gives consumers the confidence to
eat sustainably at an Ocean Wise restaurant, while shopping at an Ocean
Wise market or interacting with Ocean Wise partners," says Dr. John
Nightingale, president, Vancouver Aquarium. "Ocean Wise is the trusted
symbol of ocean-friendly seafood in Canada and I invite all Canadians
to download the app for simple, sustainable seafood decision-making."
The free Ocean Wise iPhone application allows users to:
View up-to-date seafood recommendations
Search and browse different seafood species
Locate nearby Ocean Wise restaurants, markets and eateries near you via
Browse a comprehensive list of all Ocean Wise partners
Upload sustainable seafood images to our photo gallery
Ocean Wise makes it easy for consumers to identify the right seafood
choices—species that are harvested in a sustainable manner by Ocean
Wise fisheries. The Ocean Wise iPhone app is continuously updated with
ocean-friendly seafood options and Ocean Wise partners spanning
Victoria to Halifax.
"Every seafood choice we make has a direct impact on the world's
oceans," adds Dr. Nightingale. "By eating sustainable seafood, we each
can make a small contribution to the long-term health and stability of
that species, as well as the greater marine ecosystem."
The Ocean Wise iPhone application makes it possible for consumers to
enjoy seafood that is good for you, and good for the oceans as well.
Founded six years ago, Ocean Wise has more than 360 proud partners at
over 3,000 locations from coast to coast. Ocean Wise is nationally
recognized as a leading program for restaurants, suppliers, and
retailers making sustainable seafood choices easy for consumers.
About Ocean Wise™
The Ocean Wise logo on a restaurant menu, seafood-counter or seafood
product is the trusted symbol of ocean-friendly seafood choices. With
more than 360 partners and over 3,000 locations across Canada, Ocean
Wise makes it easy for consumers to make sustainable seafood choices
that ensure the health of our oceans for years to come. Learn more at www.oceanwise.ca
About Vancouver Aquarium
The Vancouver Aquarium is a global leader in connecting people to our
natural world, and a self-supporting, non-profit association dedicated
to effecting the conservation of aquatic life through display,
education, research, and direct action. Learn more at www.vanaqua.org.
SOURCE Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre
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