The Wild Face of Climate Change: African Penguins

African penguins live in the cold ocean off coasts of South Africa, Namibia, and Mozambique. They move to the beach mostly to mate, nest, raise young, and molt. Like many other penguin species, African penguins are endangered in the wild and are on […]

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    Fortify Food/FishSmart Sustainable Seafood Recipe Contest Results

Fortify Food/FishSmart Sustainable Seafood Recipe Contest Results

The Minnesota Zoo works hard to promote sustainable seafood education in the Twin Cities with our Fish Smart Program. In a recent collaboration with a group of local food bloggers and activists called Fortify Food, we launched a recipe contest in which the bloggers were tasked to write a recipe using at least […]

Monday, May 19, 2014|Fish Smart|

What is FishSmart?

The first thing you might be asking yourself is, “What is FishSmart?”

Well, in short, FishSmart is a Minnesota Zoo program focused on sustainable seafood education in an effort to conserve our global waters. We work with Twin Cities restaurants to encourage and help give them the information necessary on how to source only sustainable […]

Tuesday, October 1, 2013|Conservation|