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'I Am Penguin, Hear Me Squeak!' A Bird Speaks Out From Inside SeaWorld's 'Antarctica'

Peter Mandel | Posted 11.19.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

I don't know if you are aware of this, but we penguins have our pride. In my case, I'm no run-of-the-mill bird. I'm a King penguin, in fact--bred fo...

Government Issues Updated Guidelines for Fish Consumption

Carl Safina | Posted 08.18.2014 | Green
Carl Safina

A few days ago, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released updated draft advice on fish consumption for childbearing aged women and young children.

Mercury in Seafood: A Little Clarity

Carl Safina | Posted 05.27.2014 | Green
Carl Safina

One of the most dangerous yet confusing toxic pollutants is mercury in seafood. Mercury is very bad for developing fetuses and children, and seafood is very good for them. But mercury is in all seafood. Like I said: confusing.

Eating Your Way Through Amsterdam, One Herring Stand At A Time

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 03.25.2014 | Travel

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Tilting your head back, pinching a herring's tail between your thumb and forefinger and lowering it into your mouth, you're not jus...

PHOTO: It Was So Cold Last Weekend The Fish Froze In Place

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

It was awfully cold in Lovund, Norway, last weekend. So cold, in fact, that a school of herring that strayed too close to shore apparently froze in pl...

Climate Change Is Poised to Cause Chaos in the North Atlantic Herring Fishery

Andrew David Thaler | Posted 09.25.2013 | Green
Andrew David Thaler

The Herring War, a battle over Atlanto-Scandian Herring quotas, may be the first major international conflict directly attributed to anthropogenic global warming.

The Blessings And Dangers Of Wooing Worshipers With Food

Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie | Posted 04.22.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie

For some in the Jewish world, the Kiddush has become an elaborate feast at which sumptuous food and fine wines and liquors are offered to those, both members and guests, who come to pray. This new phenomenon is healthy in some ways and deeply unsettling in others.

PHOTOS: Thousands Of Herring Found Dead In Iceland

AP | Posted 04.08.2013 | Green

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Researchers in Iceland are blaming low oxygen levels in a shallow fjord for the deaths of tens of thousands of tons of her...

PHOTOS: Road Tripping Sweden

Lisa Lubin | Posted 10.09.2012 | Travel
Lisa Lubin

If you happen to be in the market for a new car, and that car happens to be from a European carmaker, you can get a free trip. Seriously. What's the catch? Ahem, none.

The Bottom Line: Little Fish Do Matter

Lee Crockett | Posted 07.07.2012 | Green
Lee Crockett

Small fish such as sardines and anchovies don't get much love. But these little fish provide essential food for all the marine life that we like to catch, eat or watch.

Oil and Herring Don't Mix

Carl Safina | Posted 03.18.2012 | Green
Carl Safina

When the Exxon Valdez ran aground in Alaska's Prince William Sound, it unleashed a regional catastrophe whose effects continue to play out these two decades later. One such apparent effect was the subsequent collapse of the region's herring.

Hard Boat Collision On 'Hook, Line, And Sisters' Premiere

Posted 02.28.2012 | TV

TLC knows there's more reality entertainment to be mined out of both fishing and Alaska, so they combined the two in their latest reality entry "Hook,...

Lynne Peeples

Coal Battle In Pacific Northwest Has Global Fallout

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 11.23.2011 | Green

BELLINGHAM, Wash. -- The flyer and I landed in Matt Krogh's Bellingham office on the same October afternoon. I had stopped by to hear why he thought b...

WATCH: Fish Fart To Communicate

The Huffington Post | Ileana Llorens | Posted 12.20.2011 | Green

Can you imagine if humans used flatulence as a form of communication? Yikes. We don't want to picture it, either. But apparently some types of herr...

Is That Fish Sustainable? Commercial Fishing In Lake Superior

Daniel Klein | Posted 07.06.2011 | Home
Daniel Klein

There are a small number of commercial fisherman left on Lake Superior. I had the pleasure of going out one morning last spring with Harley Tofte, w...