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Meet the seals who only eat sustainable fish

Skansen's new sourcing policy means a plentiful supply of sustainable herring to keeps its resident seals happy.
Amanda the grey seal being fed by a keeper at Skansen in Stockholm

At Stockholm’s open air museum and zoo, Skansen, grey seal Amanda and her friends only eat sustainable fish. As of summer 2015 the attraction’s resident marine mammals are fed MSC certified sustainable herring exclusively.

For Skansen becoming a more sustainable, environmentally friendly site is something that involves everyone, including its animals. It joins a handful of pioneering zoos and aquaria in Europe who have moved to serving certified feed.

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