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'Green News Report' - December 6, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.05.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY...

'Green News Report' - December 4, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.03.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY...

The Fascinating Way To Measure A Lobster's Age

AP | By CLARKE CANFIELD | Posted 01.30.2013 | Green

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — For the first time, scientists have figured out how to determine the age of a lobster — by counting its rings, like a tree....

PHOTOS: 'Halloween Lobster' Is Half Orange, Half Black

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 10.31.2012 | Home

Finally, something to take our minds off Hurricane Sandy. May we present the Halloween lobster! The Associated Press reports that a rare "split...

Lobster Fishing in the Mosquitia Reef

Cristina Goettsch Mittermeier | Posted 12.17.2012 | Green
Cristina Goettsch Mittermeier

The silver lining to this horrendous industry is that because the commercial exploitation of lobster has been mostly done by hand, little damage has been done to the reef. Once this habitat is protected and the fishery regulated, there is hope that this reef will be conserved into the future.

The Mystery of Lobster's Market Price

Slate | Matthew Yglesias | Posted 08.24.2012 | Small Business

The Fisherman’s Friend in what passes for downtown Stonington, Maine, is ideally situated for a summertime lobster dinner. The town, at the sout...

Stolen Lobsters Cost Fisherman $54.9 Million

AP | Posted 10.21.2012 | Money

NEW YORK — A New York court has concluded three men owe $54.9 million in restitution to the South African government for stealing lobsters off i...

Got Lobster? Maine To Spend Millions To Promote Crustacean

Posted 08.20.2012 | Home

Low lobster prices may sound like a good thing, but Maine and its lobster industry thinks otherwise. They want higher prices for their product -- whic...

The Unsettling Reason Lobsters Are on the Move

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.07.2012 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Wendy Gordon, pioneer in the green consumer movement The lobster was delicious. Hauled in just hours before from the Gulf of Maine,...

PHOTO: Wendy's Launches Lobster And Caviar Burgers

Posted 08.06.2012 | Home

Last year, Wendy's left the Japanese burger chain market, then triumphantly returned, all in the same month. Their Japanese re-launch, marked by the r...

Some Little-Loved Fish Are Making A Comeback In Maine

AP | CLARKE CANFIELD | Posted 10.05.2012 | Business

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Redfish is going from lobster bait to the dinner plate. Twenty Maine restaurants from Kittery to Bar Harbor pu...

The Best Remaining Summer Food Festivals In America

Fodor's | Posted 09.29.2012 | Travel

There's no better time to eat and drink around the country than festival season.

Great Reasons To Visit Maine Now

Xaque Gruber | Posted 07.29.2012 | Travel
Xaque Gruber

When entering Maine, motorists are greeted with a sign: "The way life should be." Indeed.

Lobstermen Resume Pulling Traps Amidst Record Low Prices

AP | CLARKE CANFIELD | Posted 09.16.2012 | Home

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Most Maine lobstermen have resumed pulling their traps after many of them tied up their boats last week in an effort to ease ...

You Might Actually Be Able To Afford Lobster This Year

AP | CLARKE CANFIELD | Posted 07.02.2012 | Home

PORTLAND, Maine -- A glut has driven down lobster prices in Maine – bringing cheer to lobster-loving consumers at the start of the state's touri...

Maine's Most Memorable Tourist Trap?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 08.25.2012 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Monhegan Island, Maine, is almost too pretty for words. That's probably how the problem started: Everyone wanted to go there.

6 Money-Saving Alternatives To Lobster Rolls

Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

When you think of New England cuisine, one of the first things that come to mind is the lobster roll -- succulent, sweet and tender. But whether you b...

7 Sea-Inspired Pastas

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

As you wipe the sand off your toes and start to ponder dinner, you're sorry to leave the beach. So don't. These simple, seafood pastas take your tastebuds out to sea.

PHOTOS: A Crustacean Orgy At The Lobster Roll Rumble

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 06.08.2012 | Home

Last night's Lobster Roll Rumble in New York City, courtesy of Tasting Table, brought out droves of fans who happily scarfed down rolls whipped up by ...

A New England Seafood Cookout

Saveur | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Make the sides ahead of time, and enjoy a cooling gin and tonic while you man the grill; once the fire's going, the oysters and lobster cook quickly.

Early Arrival Of Soft-Shell Lobsters Perplexes Lobster Industry

The Forecaster | Posted 05.16.2012 | Home

The early arrival of soft-shell lobsters along the southern Maine coast has industry insiders scratching their heads about what the unusual spring lan...

2 Boats Sunk In Maine Lobster Fishing Violence

AP | CLARKE CANFIELD | Posted 07.11.2012 | Home

FRIENDSHIP, Maine — The sinking of two lobster boats is rekindling memories of hostilities among lobstermen three years ago that led to a near-f...

Red Lobster Owners To Build World's First Commercial Lobster Farm

Posted 04.09.2012 | Home

Lobster is one of the world's last great wild foods. But wildness isn't exactly a cherished quality in the business world. So when the executives of D...

America's Most Outrageous Food Vehicles

The Daily Meal | Posted 04.28.2012 | Home
The Daily Meal

Who hasn't wanted to take a ride in the Weinermobile? Outfitting vehicles to look like something else has been one of America's favorite advertising ...

WATCH: 27-Pound Lobster 'Rocky' Caught Off Coast Of Maine

Posted 02.24.2012 | Home

When you visit a lobster pound, your choice of lobster size is usually fairly limited. There are 1.5 pounders for the truly dainty, two and 2.5 pounde...