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Progress for Sharks

January Jones | Posted 08.18.2014 | Green
January Jones

As we celebrate our collective love of sharks, we should also take a moment to reflect on the many threats that sharks face. Sharks are in trouble -- and while we've made a lot of progress protecting them, we still need your help.

A Lobster's Journey From Ocean To Plate

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 08.06.2014 | Taste

The last 3 days of a lobster's life, caught on camera

Wasted Cash in the US Fishing Industry

Ted Danson | Posted 07.11.2014 | Green
Ted Danson

What if you heard that other fishermen were unintentionally catching large numbers of vulnerable marine animals like dolphins, whales, and sea turtles -- damaging gear and hurting their own bottom lines? Waste on this scale occurs every day in many U.S. fisheries, hurting both fishermen and marine life.

Dominique Mosbergen

Fishermen Are Throwing Fish Away, And They're Losing Millions Of Dollars Because Of It

HuffingtonPost.com | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.26.2014 | Green

The by-catch problem in the U.S. isn't just hurting our oceans, but our pockets too, according to a new report by Oceana. The environmental group ...

California Fails To List Imperiled White Sharks

Ted Danson | Posted 08.23.2014 | Green
Ted Danson

Great white sharks are magnificent apex predators and a vital component of California's ocean ecosystem. Not only is the population dangerously low, but the remaining sharks are at great risk of being caught and killed as bycatch in gillnet fisheries.

President Obama Announces Plan To Combat Seafood Fraud

Ted Danson | Posted 06.17.2014 | Green
Ted Danson

I love seafood -- from succulent scallops to salty anchovies, seafood is an increasingly popular meal in my own home and across the United States. Yet consumers searching for sustainable seafood will find very little information about the seafood they eat.

The Good Company She Kept

Fran Moreland Johns | Posted 08.02.2014 | Impact
Fran Moreland Johns

If it's true that in life we are known by the company we keep, why not expand that company after death? Especially if you've kept remarkably good company.

The Spanish Mediterranean Is Threatened By Seismic Airguns

Ted Danson | Posted 04.25.2014 | Green
Ted Danson

The Spanish government's willingness to consider offshore oil drilling, despite the ongoing climate crisis, is an ill-advised investment in fossil-fuel energy. It's out of line with European Union goals to reduce emissions and with the wishes of many Spaniards.

More Spills, No Safeguards, And A Push To Drill: Four Years AFter The BP Gulf Spill

Ted Danson | Posted 06.21.2014 | Green
Ted Danson

You might assume that, four years after the spill, the U.S. would have implemented the safeguards and policies needed to prevent similar disasters. But you'd be wrong. We've made little progress in preventing future spills, and the situation is getting worse.

Wasted Catch: It's Time To Stop Wasting Seafood

Ted Danson | Posted 05.21.2014 | 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.