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Mercury: the Culprit of Mysterious Health Problems

  By Abbie Walston, Moms Clean Air Force My sister-in-law has been dealing with recurring health problems for the past few years. It’s been a scary time, with lots of searching for what was…

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When The Fish We Order is Not the Fish We Get

A few years back, when conscientious consumers were more concerned with the origins of their feedlot burgers than the pedigree of the fish on their plate, a few intrepid investigators uncovered a very…

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Is There Such a Thing As Sustainable Seafood?

A few years ago I was in attendance at a panel discussion concerning sustainable fishing (this is just the kind of thing I do to pass the time) and the overriding question of the day was, "what fish c…

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Why the Gulf Still Needs You

By Jonathan Hoekstra, The Nature Conservancy Is the story of the Gulf oil spill over? Not by a long shot. Does the Gulf—one of the most productive ecosystems on Earth—still need your help? As a…

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Family Traditions That Come Back To Bite Us

  By Lamar and Ronnie Tyler, Moms Clean Air Force I grew up in the Tidewater Area of Virginia. Our family loves to go to the beach, and we absolutely love seafood. We cannot have a family …

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Seafood Production and China’s Global Contribution

Much ink has been spilled in opposition to the practice of raising and consuming meat (cows, pigs, etc), for what it does to the environment as well as our humanity. Raising meat uses so many resource…

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5 Human Habits Harmful to Ocean Health

By Jaymi Heimbuch, Planet Green No matter where we live, even if we're in the middle of the Mojave desert or the middle of farmland in the mid-west, our connection to the ocean is surprisingly …

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Tilapia: The Aquatic Chicken

If you count yourself as one of the many (or few) who are aware of as well as disciplined about, your seafood choices, you might walk into a restaurant or a fish market with a little cheat sheet givin…

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Fish Conundrum

Let's talk about fish. Sustainable fish. The scourge of industrial meat, and its horrific implications for animal welfare, environmental protection and human health, have been dissected and exp…

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Mussels: A Cheap and Sustainable Seafood Option

Not unlike their bivalve cousin, the oyster, mussels are exceedingly delicious and a surprisingly sustainable seafood option. While not as dignified and high culture as the oyster, the mussel is p…

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