the perfect protein

Andrew Sharpless Speaks at the New England Aquarium

Posted Thu, Dec 19, 2013 by Justine Hausheer to ceo andy sharpless, New England Aquarium, the perfect protein

(Photo: Oceana)

Last month, Oceana CEO Andy Sharpless visited the New England Aquarium to talk about his new book, The Perfect Protein: A Fish Lover’s Guide to Saving the Oceans and Feeding the World. Co-authored with Suzannah Evans, the book explains how seafood will be key to solving the coming global hunger crisis. Wild fish populations in decline because of overfishing, destruction of habitat and bycatch, and we need to act fast in order to save them.


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Five Books for Ocean Lovers

Posted Fri, Dec 13, 2013 by Justine Hausheer to books, the perfect protein

The holiday shopping season is almost over, and you’re probably still searching for a few last-minute gifts. We’re here to help with five must-read books for ocean-lovers on your gift list.   

Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food
By Paul Greenburg


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Reservations For 9 Billion, Please

Posted Wed, Oct 23, 2013 by Justine Hausheer to andy sharpless, Oceana magazine, suzannah evans, the perfect protein

(Photo: Brant Shenkarow)

“Imagine a world in which seafood is the world’s most-eaten protein.” In this excerpt from The Perfect Protein, published in the recent issue of Oceana magazine, Oceana CEO Andy Sharpless and Suzannah Evans explore how seafood is the key to feeding our growing world.


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CEO Note: The Perfect Protein in the News

Posted Mon, Sep 9, 2013 by Andy Sharpless to andrew sharpless, andy sharpless, ceo, ceo note, perfect protein, the perfect protein

Fresh seafood is the key to feeding the world's growing population. (Photo: Oceana)

Oceana’s new book, The Perfect Protein is available for sale at your local book store and online. Authored by myself and Suzannah Evans, with a foreword by Bill Clinton, this book explores the connections between ocean conservation and food security.

The new ideas presented in The Perfect Protein are gathering attention, and I want to share some of the coverage it received in the press and digital media:


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The Perfect Protein: By the Numbers

Posted Tue, Aug 20, 2013 by Justine Sullivan to andy sharpless, perfect protein, save the oceans feed the world, sustainable seafood, the perfect protein

A few clear steps could provide hundreds of millions of hungry people around the world with a nutritious, protein-rich meal of wild seafood, like this mackerel 

In a recent interview with Coast magazine, Oceana CEO Andy Sharpless discussed his new book, The Perfect Protein. While the phrases “saving our oceans,” and “feeding the world,” may feel nebulous and, frankly, overwhelming, Andy used this interview to break these overwhelming ideas down into clear, straightforward points. 

"So, if you go into McDonald's and you're choosing between a fish filet sandwich and a hamburger, you can make a decision that has a bigger impact on the world, and yourself, than people appreciate," says Sharpless. "If you eat the hamburger, you're eating enough grain to make more than 200 taco shells and you're consuming enough fresh water to fill more than 10,000 glasses. If you eat the fish filet sandwich, you're not." 


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Oceana CEO Andy Sharpless's New Book, The Perfect Protein, Released Today!

Posted Tue, May 28, 2013 by Justine Sullivan to andy sharpless, ceo, clams, farmed, fish, mussels, oceana, oysters, perfect protein, rodale, save the oceans feed the world, seafood, shrimp, sustainable, the perfect protein, wild

The Perfect Protein Trailer from Oceana on Vimeo.

We're thrilled to announce that today is the launch of Oceana CEO Andy Sharpless's new book, The Perfect Protein! As the CEO of Oceana, Andy is dedicated to the protection of our world’s oceans. Over the years, however, he realized that the work Oceana does to save the world’s oceans was not just helping to preserve the oceans’ biodiversity; it was also resulting in more food for people. In other words, it’s a win-win: When we adopt practices that conserve and protect our oceans and the creatures in it, we also create stocks of healthy, nutritious protein for the people of our world.


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Oceana CEO Andy Sharpless Discusses His New Book, The Perfect Protein

Posted Wed, May 22, 2013 by Andy Sharpless to andy sharpless, book, ceo, feed the world, new book, perfect protein, rodale, save the oceans, STOFTW, the perfect protein

Nine billion of us are estimated to be on the planet by 2050, and the demand for food will increase by 70 percent above today’s levels. If land and fresh water are already under strain, how in the world are we going to feed a population that grows by 220,000 mouths every day? Well, the ocean conservation measures you champion as an Oceana supporter can, believe it or not, help make a huge difference. You can find out how in my new book, The Perfect Protein, which can be pre-ordered now from Amazon, Barnes and Noble and Indiebound.


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