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5 Foods to Watch Out for During the Government Shutdown

  The partial shutdown of the United States government is impacting the nation's food supply. Routine inspections by FDA employees aren't happening. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Pr…

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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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Fish Without Eyes Found in Gulf of Mexico

  Blue crabs without claws. Shrimp, fish, and crabs without eyes. Fish with lesions. These are just some of the horrifying creatures fishermen and scientists have recently found in the Gulf of…

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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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Prozac Alters Shrimp Behavior

Dr. Alex Ford from the University of Portsmouth's Institute of Marine Sciences conducted research into the effect of the antidepressant ingredient fluoxetine (Prozac, Sarafem) on shrimp. He found that…

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Asian Shrimp Found in Connecticut River

Stories of non-native species appearing in U.S. lands and waters are not so rare these days. In Early June, Oriental shrimp were identified in Connecticut's Mystic River. The species is from Korea, Ja…

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Gulf Seafood: Tasty or Tainted?

For those who are seafood lovers (or at least seafood consumers) the last few years have either seemed like bountiful buffet (of the $6.99 all-you-can-eat variety) or a veritable nightmare on a platte…

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Shrimp: A Devastating Delicacy

Shrimp is America's favorite seafood--it's topped the list for the last three years. But while we love to eat it, most people don't know much about this popular dish, other than the many ways there ar…

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Humpback Whales: Don’t Harm Their Habitat

Every year, about 7,000 humpback whales migrate to Antongil Bay, the coastal waters in northeastern Madagascar, to breed and calve. At the same time, shrimp trawling boats in the area threaten the …

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