GUEST BLOG: 'Mr. Goodfish' helps fin-lovers go sustainable

A new sustainable fishing campaign, dubbed "Mr. Goodfish", has reached France. Thanks to a guidebook, a list of non-endangered fish, and a highly recognizable logo, it aims to help the consumers make choices that are "good for the ocean, and good for them." Thanks to Green Vingt-Quatre guest blogger Charlotte Boitiaux for this piece!



One weekend, two approaches to sustainable development


Tesla's electric roadster at the Paris Sustainable Luxury fair (Photo: Lorena Galliot)

My quest for green solutions led me to two environment-themed outings over the weekend : a trip to the movies to see French director Coline Serreau’s documentary "Solutions locales pour un désordre Global", and a trip to the museum for the Sustainable Luxury fair at the Palais de Tokyo contemporary art centre.

Is carbonating your own tap water an earth-friendly gesture?

Photo posted on the Facebook group Plastic=Pollution by Matyas Kelemen


Here’s a little newsroom insider secret: one of the best things about France 24 are the water fountains tucked away in various corners of the building. What’s so great about them? Instead of just spurting out chilled water, like most office drinking fountains, it can also switch to hot water and - best of all - fizzy carbonated water.

The Quest for Sustainable Sushi

Photo posted by Alexandre Chang on Flickr If there’s something pregnant woman and sushi lovers have in common, it’s the knowledge that there’s no use fighting a sudden craving for california rolls. Although it’s unclear why so many people (myself included) should find raw fish and gooey rice irresistibly appealing, the fact is that in the past two decades sushi’s popularity has spread well beyond it’s native Japan to resaurants and supermarkets across the globe.