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Safeway, Kroger Say ‘No’ to Genetically-Modified Salmon

The two largest American grocery chains, Safeway and Kroger, join the growing list of grocery stores that are saying "no" to genetically-modified (GM) salmon.  According to a story in the Los Angeles …

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Why Seahorses Are One of the Deadliest Creatures in the Sea

It's not sharks. It's not barracuda. It's not bluefin tuna. No, one of the deadliest creatures in the sea is not a species we even think of as a predator at all. It is the seahorse. Here, I'll give…

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Tell Supermarkets No to Frankenfish

It's time to take a stand and tell major U.S. supermarkets to boycott  genetically engineered salmon commonly referred to as "Frankenfish."  Many major stores, including Target, Trader Joe's and Whole…

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12 Fish You Should Probably Never Eat

A few years ago, I was at a sustainable seafood conference held in New York. The place was buzzing with equal parts excitement (surrounding innovations in aquaculture and sustainable fish stocks) and …

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Most Renters Have Pets, Despite Challenges

There has been a massive leap in pet-owning renters. That's if a survey by Apartments.com is to be believed, which found that 75 percent of renters they contacted said they are pet owners, up from 43 …

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The Last Fish

When I was a child, I was taught that killing fish was supposed to be relaxing. It was a time to bond with family and friends; a game, or rather a sport, called “fishing”. Thankfully this lesson di…

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7 Incredible Animal Disguises

  When it comes to the animal kingdom, its all about survival of the fittest. And how do you survive? Well, by making sure you don't get eaten, of course! From bugs that look like leaves and l…

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What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You: Seafood & Pregnancy

Has anyone else been following Environmental Health News’ series Pollution, Poverty, People of Color as if it were the new Mad Men? No? Personally, I can’t get enough. I especially can’t get one artic…

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8 Reasons Not to Eat Tuna

Let's put aside ideology—for a moment—and instead state an unadorned bit of common sense: Bluefin tuna (and other large fish) would not be in danger if humans didn't kill and eat them. Thus, in tha…

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CharitySub Supports Sustainable Fishing in September

We love seafood, but for one in five people on this planet, fish is their only source of protein. And for more than 100 threatened fish species in our rivers and oceans, their existence depends on cha…

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