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How to Order Sushi Without Helping to Destroy the Ocean

Many of us have heard the problems associated with seafood: overfishing, bycatch and habitat destruction. Is it possible to keep our ocean thriving, and eat our sushi, too? Blue Ocean Institute, En…

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Nori Wraps

This is a simple way to make sushi at home! Serve it a la carte which makes it easier and a fun event for a party or for a family dinner where people can assemble their wraps themselves. There are …

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Would You Eat Bugs?

Billions, yes billions, of people eat bugs--from crickets to locusts, worms to grubs. The Greeks and Romans  harvested beetle larvae and cicadas; native Americans hunted crickets; termites are eaten i…

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5 Shocking At-Risk Species Still on U.S. Menus

By Emily Sohn, Discovery Channel Even if you read educational materials at zoos and donate money to conservation organizations, your eating habits may be unintentionally undermining the threatene…

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The Pink Slime of the Sea

Just when we were beginning to regain our appetites from the “pink slime” debacle of last month comes news that the beloved supermarket (and bottom dollar sushi bar) option “spicy tuna” is potentially…

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What’s in a Fast Food Burger?

Last week, McDonald's announced that they would stop using ammonia-treated trimmings in their hamburgers. Dubbed "pink slime" by a USDA microbiologist, ammoniated beef is one of many surprises found i…

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The Declining State of Sushi in America

Sushi has been decidedly integrated into the American diet. Sure, some people still cast a skeptical eye on sushi, seeing it as nothing more than glorified “bait.” However, sushi maintains a certain a…

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Make Your Own Vegetarian Sushi

A few weeks ago my boyfriend Sam and I made our own sushi using the Spicy Tempeh Nori Roll recipe from Veganomicon (which was delicious!). I realized it would be easy to make up your own sushi rol…

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Can Your Kitty Eat Like This? (3 cute videos)

How Does Your Cat Eat? Out of a bowl like other pets? That’s so boring. These 3 videos show clever, imaginative cats (and their owners). First up, chopsticks. Next, dumplings. And finally, the cu…

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Ordering Sustainable Sushi

Do you love sushi but are wondering which roll you can eat in good conscience? You're not alone. We all know our oceans have been overfished to the point of extinction for many species. Some scientist…

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