The Catch

The Catch

The next time you order up some calamari, stop for a minute and think. Where does this actually come from? This summer, Foreign Policy is partnering with the Walton Family Foundation to bring you a new podcast: The Catch. Each episode offers a behind-the-scenes look at the current state of global fishing by tracking squid—from the waters off the coast of Peru, to the processing plants, all the way to the restaurants, and finally–your plate. Join us as we learn what squid tells us about the state of our oceans. Follow and listen to The Catch wherever you get your podcasts. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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May 25, 2022 2 min
The next time you order up some calamari, stop for a minute and think. Where does this actually come from? This summer, Foreign Policy magazine is partnering with the Walton Family Foundation to bring you a new podcast: The Catch. Each episode offers a behind-the-scenes look at the current state of global fishing by tracking squid—from the waters off the coast of Peru, to the processing plants, all the way to the restaurants, and f...
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The race to catch squid off the coast of Peru is increasingly pitting local artisanal fishers against huge multinational fleets. Host Ruxandra Guidi, along with her Lima-based reporting partner Simeon Tegel, travel to Paita, Peru, to get a firsthand look at one of the country's top fisheries: squid.


We begin with Lima-based reporter Dan Collyns as he joins the Peruvian Coast Guard as they patrol Peru’s waters and work to preven...

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June 15, 2022 22 min

On this week’s episode of The Catch, host Ruxandra Guidi and reporter Simeon Tegel continue to follow squid, or pota, as it's known locally in Peru. They hear from fisherman Armando Chinchay on how artisanal fishers are faring against larger industrial fleets. Then they head to two processing plants to speak to Gerardo Carrera of Produmar and Hector Olaya of Fisholg & Sons about how squid has changed the local and national ...

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June 22, 2022 25 min
In part three of our series, host Ruxandra Guidi and reporter Simeon Tegel return to Lima to hear from officials and NGOs on how sustainability could be improved. Voices in this episode include Peruvian Coast Guard Captain Jesus Menacho and Alfonso Miranda, President of CALAMASUR. They two speak to Carlos Martín Salazar with the Instituto del Mar de Peru about ways to improve sustainability with data. And finally, they hear from Pa...
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