A Slow but Virtuous Path

If we continue this way, there will be more plastic in oceans than fish by 2050. Here's why each of our choices makes a big difference: we would be deciding between a complete disaster and a slow but virtuous path towards sustainability.

Charfia: Palm Labyrinths of Kerkennah

The Kerkennah islands are a small archipelago off the coast of Tunisia, in the Gulf of Gabès, with a population of just 15,000 people. Here, a small group of fisherman catch their food using an ancient and unusual method, known as the charfia. Traditional fishers of Kerkennah recounted their story at Slow Fish, as part of the meetings with fishing communities.

Planet Earth is Blue

What is the problem to end all problems? At the conference on the second day of Slow Fish, Roberto Danovaro, president of the Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn in Naples, had no doubts on the answer: climate change, a topic that currently seems to be catching the imagination of scientific research - more than politics and people who normally take little interest in questions in which they are unable to establish an immediate relationship between cause and effect.