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Wasted Catch: It's Time To Stop Wasting Seafood

Ted Danson | Posted 03.21.2014 | Green
Ted Danson

What if each time you bought a fish filet from a grocery store or restaurant, it included a side order of dead dolphin, drowned sea turtle, or other discarded sea life?

Dominique Mosbergen

Report Reveals The Real Cost Of The Fish We Eat

HuffingtonPost.com | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.26.2014 | Green

That fish dish at your favorite neighborhood bistro may be hiding a gruesome secret. "When you buy fish at a grocery store or restaurant, you mig...

From the Sushi Plate to the Investment Portfolio: Three Ways to Take Action on Ocean Health

John B. Thomas | Posted 03.17.2014 | Green
John B. Thomas

If you're ordering sushi in the United States, you may not be eating what you think you are.

Leo Coughs Up $3 Million For ... Sharks?

Posted 02.22.2014 | Green

When it comes to his animal spirit, it looks like Leonardo DiCaprio sees himself as more of a shark than a wolf. The "Wolf of Wall Street" star's ...

Bloomberg to Help Save the Oceans and Feed the World

Ted Danson | Posted 04.01.2014 | Green
Ted Danson

It's not often that someone can make a philanthropic investment that simultaneously fights climate change, biodiversity loss, and world hunger. But Michael Bloomberg is doing just that.

Restoring the Pacific Through International Trade Laws

Cobie Smulders | Posted 03.26.2014 | Green
Cobie Smulders

Scientists estimate that humans are driving current rates of extinction far higher than normal. We're losing biodiversity, and we're losing it fast.

Right Whales Left Out

Kate Mara | Posted 01.03.2014 | Green
Kate Mara

How did the right whale get its name? The answer is no laughing matter -- these whales were dubbed right whales because they were easy to hunt and float when dead, making them the "right" ones for whalers to target.

Kate Sheppard

The Deal That Would Mean More Drilling In The Gulf Of Mexico

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 12.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– The bipartisan budget deal unveiled Tuesday night includes a provision that would open up new parts of the Gulf of Mexico for oil and ...

NOAA Could Undermine State Shark Fin Bans

January Jones | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
January Jones

NOAA is tasked with "the management, conservation and protection of" our nation's "living marine resources," so it might come as a surprise that the agency is challenging state laws that help protect sharks.

Fifteen Sak-Tails for World Sake Day

Anneli Rufus | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Anneli Rufus

To celebrate this holiday, here are 15 sake cocktails -- sak-tails, pronounced "socktails" -- currently served at fine bars, restaurants and other venues nationwide:

A Win for Whales: Seismic Airgun Testing Decision Delayed

Sheryl Crow | Posted 11.23.2013 | Green
Sheryl Crow

Imagine you are in the ocean. You hear the lapping of waves, the squeals of dolphins, and the swish of swimming schools of fish -- all sounds you expect to hear underwater. But then a boat glides overhead, and the chatter is drowned by a deafening roar.

A Fish By Any Other Name

Craig Musburger | Posted 11.03.2013 | Hawaii
Craig Musburger

It turns out, the names we use for fish are quite complicated, and depending on who we are and where we are, the names we use can be quite different. Fish on a menu are usually described by their English common names. Tuna, swordfish, and sea bass are menu items we are all used to seeing. The problem is, what is tuna? Are there more than one kind of swordfish? Is sea bass a family?

Shark Series Part 3

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 10.09.2013 | Green
SidneyAnne Stone

As Shark Week comes to a close, I am a little disappointed to see some of the sensationalism around this year's festivities. Let's not forget, Shark W...

LOOK: The High Cost Of Seafood Fraud

Posted 08.09.2013 | Green

Americans now eat 50 percent more seafood than they did 50 years ago, according to a new report by Oceana [pdf] that details the cost of seafood fraud...

Shark Series Part 2

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 09.30.2013 | Green
SidneyAnne Stone

If you are not familiar with shark finning, it is a brutal process in which the shark's fin is removed for the purpose of making shark fin soup. The ...

Melisse Chef Josiah Citrin Consulting at Oceana's Tower 8!

Jay Weston | Posted 09.23.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Food-lovers everywhere, know that superstar Chef Josiah Citrin has won many Michelin stars at his iconic Santa Monica restaurant, Melisse.

Shark Series Part 1

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 09.17.2013 | Green
SidneyAnne Stone

Recent movies like the highly sensationalized Sharknado and the not-so-recent, Jaws series tend to villainize sharks. The truth is sharks are phenomenal creatures at the absolute top of the food chain and so much of their makeup is a mystery.

Should California Officials Reverse Their Take On Great White Sharks?

Ventura County Star | Cheri Carlson | Posted 09.04.2013 | Los Angeles

Scientists still have a lot to learn about great white sharks, but federal officials say the sometimes-elusive ocean predator likely won't face extinc...

Something Fishy on Your Dinner Plate

Beth Lowell | Posted 08.07.2013 | Green
Beth Lowell

As many Americans gear up to kick off their summers -- and perhaps celebrate the upcoming World Oceans Day this Saturday by enjoying some fresh seafood -- the question must be asked: Do you really know what you're eating?

My Petition to the President - A Deaf Whale Is a Dead Whale

Ted Danson | Posted 06.30.2013 | Green
Ted Danson

In the ocean you find a symphony of sound, from the clicking of snapping shrimp to the long mournful wails of whales, and zips of dolphins. Now imagine this oceanic soundscape shattered by dynamite-like blasts, every 10 seconds for days and even weeks on end.

Offshore Oil Drilling Stopped in Belize's Barrier Reef, in Major Victory

Ted Danson | Posted 06.23.2013 | Green
Ted Danson

Given the high frequency of oil spills in offshore drilling operations, the decision to green-light drilling operations in the Belizean Barrier Reef led to a fierce national debate. It appeared the government was likely to prevail. But things have now changed in Belize.

Original Scent Opening Draws Stars and Fragrance Fanatics

Mary Orlin | Posted 05.25.2013 | Style
Mary Orlin

However, Original Scent is not a typical fragrance blending bar. Nicole Winnaman says, "we offer a very chic one-on-one perfuming experience. It's tailored to creating an unique scent wardrobe that includes an on-site custom candle bar," filled with your scent.

Will Secretary Sally Jewell Tell Americans the Truth?

Andrew Sharpless | Posted 05.18.2013 | Green
Andrew Sharpless

Will Secretary Sally Jewell tell Americans the truth? Will she explain to people that the administration and Congress simply cannot, in a globally connected world like ours, control the price of gasoline in America?

National Study Reveals Rampant Seafood Fraud

The Huffington Post | Carey Polis | Posted 02.22.2013 | Business

Oceana, an international ocean advocacy group, has released a report on national seafood fraud [pdf], and the results are disconcerting. The report, w...

Oceana Uncovers Rampant Seafood Fraud Across United States

Angela Kinsey | Posted 04.23.2013 | Green
Angela Kinsey

Imagine yourself at a restaurant ready to order your favorite dish and being told by your server that there is a one in three chance you will not receive the same item that is on the menu. Would you order it anyway?