You can choose sustainable, US-sourced seafood, and avoid the awful human price of many seafoods that are imported into the US. Many delicious and environmentally sustainable alternatives are available domestically – and this article takes a look at them, as well as offers up a few recipes to try.

Seafood has long been praised for its nutritional virtues, particularly for its high levels of protein and omega-3 fatty acids and low levels of saturated fat. Chefs and home cooks extol its versatility. As a result, Americans are eating seafood at an escalating rate. The National Marine Fisheries Service estimates we are consuming about 16 pounds…