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'Green News Report' -- November 24, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.24.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: A carbon tax is coming for Alberta's dirty tar sands; Obama says U.N. c...

Anti-GMO Groups Pledge Legal Action to Block FDA Approval of GMO Salmon

Jon Entine | Posted 11.19.2015 | Science
Jon Entine

The first genetically engineered animal approved for consumption could be on your dinner table within two years if anti-GMO groups do not succeed in their attempts to block it.

Salmon For Dinner? Your Meal Just Got A Bit More Fishy

Andrew Sharpless | Posted 11.02.2015 | Green
Andrew Sharpless

Seafood fraud cheats consumer wallets -- leading consumers to believe they are buying a product that they're actually not -- and penalizes those who think they're making smart seafood choices.

Order Salmon At Restaurants? You May Not Be Getting What You Pay For

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 10.28.2015 | Business

A new report has cast some doubt on the source of high-quality salmon found in America's grocery stores and restaurants. Oceana, an environmental gro...

Hillary Clinton Reveals How She Was Once Fired From A Job

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 10.05.2015 | Politics

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Those Dammed Salmon -- Set them Free!

Leda Huta | Posted 09.09.2015 | Green
Leda Huta

The one most important thing that we can do to set them free, free to provide this incredible, abundant resource for us and for the creatures with whom we share this planet, is to take down some dams that no longer serve our communities. And with well over 75,000 dams across America, there are a good number that fall into that category.

Hungry, Hungry Whales

Leda Huta | Posted 08.19.2015 | Green
Leda Huta

Orcas can be found in oceans across the world. Though they're beloved, the orcas that live off our U.S. Pacific coastline -- the Southern Resident Killer Whales -- are endangered.

We Need Our Mighty Rivers to Save Salmon...And Whales

Leda Huta | Posted 08.12.2015 | Green
Leda Huta

Did you know that birds, amphibians, and even insects consume salmon carcasses and eggs? Salmon are so connected that they benefit plants, even vineyard grapes. How, you ask? It's all about their journey.

Costco Rejects Chile’s Farmed Salmon Over Record-High Use Of Antibiotics

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.23.2015 | Healthy Living

By Anthony EspositoSANTIAGO, July 23 (Reuters) - Chile's salmon farmers are using record levels of antibiotics to treat a virulent and pervasive bact...

Making Irrational Rational

Nelson Saiers | Posted 07.28.2015 | Arts
Nelson Saiers

On this Rational Pi Day, consider some of our irrational societal behaviors. Begin to take the first steps towards quelling those and taking more rational approaches to the issues that will impact us all.

Dear Pebble Partnership, It's Time to Walk Away From Bristol Bay

Taryn Kiekow | Posted 07.02.2015 | Green
Taryn Kiekow

Just how many reasons does the Pebble Partnership need to stop its disastrous plans to build the Pebble Mine in Bristol Bay, Alaska? NRDC explored that question in a series of ads in Politico. The ads give the Pebble Partnership several compelling reasons to quit the Pebble Mine, culminating today with a simple request: walk away from Bristol Bay.

Going to the Mat for Fish and Fishermen

Lee Crockett | Posted 07.01.2015 | Green
Lee Crockett

For more than four decades, the California-based fishing advocate has worked to find common ground between taking care of the environment and looking out for the needs of family fishermen. Armed with passion and determination, the law school graduate and former U.S. Marine Corps sergeant is a recognized leader in the shaping of fishing and environmental rules

4 Simple Ways To Gain Relief From Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Julie Dargan | Posted 06.12.2015 | Fifty
Julie Dargan

To those suffering from IBS, the pain can be quite debilitating. But there are some ways to find relief from IBS. Here are just a few of them.

Restocking Maine's Salmon Population

Orri Vigfússon | Posted 06.11.2015 | Green
Orri Vigfússon

By creating this oceanic "sanctuary" in partnership with the Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF), NASF has been able to direct its efforts toward improving conditions and increasing the survival rates of salmon present in coastal waters and rivers.

One Way to Save the Oceans? Eat More Forage Fish

Andrew Sharpless | Posted 06.08.2015 | Green
Andrew Sharpless

So how do we stop overfishing, and encourage fish populations to rebound? It's an achievable goal, when tackled with a country-by-country approach.

The Faithful Shopper: Cool Campers

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.18.2015 | New York
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Faith Hope Consolo

Summertime is unofficially here, and that means it's time to explore the great outdoors.

Could Salmon Sharks Be Factor in Declining Bering Sea King Salmon Numbers?

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.08.2015 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

Given their name, it's not surprising that salmon sharks eat salmon. But Alaska researchers are now asking whether the animals might have any impact on declining numbers of Bering Sea king salmon.

U. S. Army Corps of Engineers to Kill Thousands of Cormorants: There Will Be Blood

Marc Bekoff | Posted 05.31.2015 | Green
Marc Bekoff

Despite experts agreeing that killing the cormorants is wrong and won't work, it turns out that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is planning to kill nearly 11,000 cormorants and destroy more than 26,000 of their nests to try to reduce cormorant numbers by more than half.

The Pebble Partnership and the Demeaning of Independence

Joel Reynolds | Posted 05.27.2015 | Green
Joel Reynolds

Pebble and its Beltway-based CEO announced this week the hiring of two Washington, D.C. consulting firms to "conduct an independent review" of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's ("EPA") work on the proposed mine.

No Using Drones for Salmon Spotting, Says Alaska Fish Board

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.03.2015 | Technology
Alaska Dispatch News

The Alaska Board of Game, which sets wildlife regulations, a year ago approved regulations blocking hunters from using remote-control aircraft to locate big game, and the Board of Fisheries has now moved to prohibit commercial fishermen from using drones to spot schooling salmon.

How To Make Roca Patrón Tequila Cured Salmon

Jill Donenfeld | Posted 04.25.2015 | Taste
Jill Donenfeld

Sit back and get ready to take a bite of your spring break.

Honey Glazed Salmon With Lemon Butter Sauce

Nancy Fox | Posted 04.20.2015 | Taste
Nancy Fox

This salmon recipe is out-of-this-world delicious!

Getting To The Bottom Of That White Stuff Oozing Out Of Salmon

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 01.30.2015 | Taste

Let's talk about important matters. Like fish goo.

The 21 Best Sushi Spots In America

Thrillist | Posted 01.15.2015 | Taste

Pick up your chopsticks, tuck in your napkin, and slurp down our picks for the best sushi spots across America.

President Obama Declares Alaska's Bristol Bay Off Limits to Oil and Gas Leasing

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 02.16.2015 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

President Obama on Tuesday declared Bristol Bay "a beautiful natural wonder" and designated its salmon-rich waters indefinitely off limits for oil and gas leasing.