Supply Chains / series

The fish you (don’t know you) eat

Twenty-five percent of fish caught in the ocean don’t land on our plates. They’re churned into fishmeal, which is used to feed farmed fish. But what are the true costs of this process?

Students of the Global Reporting Program travelled to China, Peru and West Africa—key locations in the global fishmeal industry—to find out.

Winner of the DPA for best editorial package.