Rather than continue to exhaust our natural resources, Verlasso is bringing supply in line with demand now—and in the future—in a way that sustains people, fish and the planet equally. This “cycle of vitality” has to be conscientiously managed to ensure the long-term availability of fish and our continued well-being.
A critical part of our approach is to support and, whenever possible, exceed the aquaculture standards set by environmental organizations world wide. These include the standards under development by the Aquaculture Stewardship Council, founded by the World Wildlife Fund. Certification from these groups will ensure that we are making the right decisions, both for our farm and the environment.
Balancing our basic need for food with aquaculture’s environmental impact takes vigilance and adaptation. Verlasso’s more holistic farming approach connects nutrition, our health, the health of the fish we eat, and the vitality of nature in an entirely new way. There’s a continuity between all living things, which we always strive to honor.
- "The Slippery Business of Picking Fish," The Wall Street Journal, retrieved March 2, 2011.
- http://ocean.nationalgeographic.com/ocean/take-action/impact-of-seafood#/worlds-seafood-footprint, retrieved November 8, 2010.