The scarcity of healthy options in low-income neighborhoods in developed countries and the decreased purchasing power make people opt for a unhealthy and cheap processed foods rather than seasonal and local fruit and vegetables.
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Japan is in deep trouble. They are on their way to abandoning nuclear fission, and have meager solar, wind and biomass potential.
During the past two months, I have spent some time in Japan and, no particular surprise, they are in deep trouble regarding energy supply. The great T...
Hawaii's economy is so locked into the visitor industry, that the coming jump in oil prices will mean skyrocketing jet fuel prices and the end of tourism as we know it.
I just returned from the Seafood Choices Alliance Seafood Summit in Paris, a gathering of over 600 business and NGO leaders concerned about the future of seafood.
I've embarked on a world journey, perhaps my tenth, to learn more about Planet Earth and humanity. My first stop is Seoul, South Korea. I've been here at least annually over the past quarter century.
As miserable as the world has been over the past year, we have no Cold War, we will soon exit Iraq, the economy is rising, there is change in D.C. and the sun will continue to shine.
As land-based societies attempt to cope with economic, environmental and assorted other problems, the notion of a totally new initiative to do it better next time seems enticing at sea.
Projections show that even with the increasing world population and a shift of nutritional patterns away from red meat towards seafood, actual fish production will decline in the future.
Part II of my series on ocean resources, which was initiated with my previous HuffPost on The Coming of OTEC announcing the development of a 10 MW OTEC facility by Lockheed Martin.
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