The 6 Most Sustainable Fish to Eat Are...?

From a real-life mermaid to a sea-turtle rehabilitation center, we've got the scoop on the latest in ocean conservation.
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Jun 4, 2012· 0 MIN READ
Salvatore Cardoni holds a political science degree from the George Washington University. He's written about all things environment since 2007.

In honor of World Ocean’s Day (Friday, June 8), we’ve devoted the latest issue of our TakePart magazine on MSN Causes to the more than one million plants and animals navigating the world’s oceans.

We’ve got the story of Californian Linda Wolbert, whose love for the ocean is so deep that she became a professional, real-life mermaid.

Don’t miss our exclusive Q&A with Heroes actress and dolphin activist Hayden Panettiere.

And then there’s the unbelievable tale of Varun, an adorable sea turtle who spent more than 500 days convalescing at a sea-turtle rehab center in Georgia (his shell was sliced open by a boat propeller) before finally being rereleased into the open ocean.

Lastly, experts from the Monterey Bay Aquarium give you the lowdown on the six safest fish in the seas to eat, including fresh coho salmon and wild Pacific sardines.

We hope these stories inspire you to appreciate and conserve our planet’s oceans. Remember, what happens to our oceans happens to us.