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Social Networking Crisis Map Shows Impacts of Oil Spill

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

UPDATE Breton National Wildlife Refuge Closed to Public Entry LOUISIANA -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) has closed the Breton Natio...

BP To Expand Consumer Products Line In U.S.

Peter G. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Peter G. Miller

BP has announced that it will expand its consumer products division during the next few months, bringing an array of new brands to local stores. Acco...

Why East Coast Natives Should Eat More West Coast Oysters (VIDEO)

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Liza de Guia

Shared from food. curated. So where do YOUR loyalties lie? East Coast or West Coast Oysters? I found a Native New Yorker who wants to share why she t...

April in Paris: The Last Month for Oysters

Cheryl Carlesimo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Cheryl Carlesimo

In Paris, couples sit in the outdoor cafes, even if it's chilly, and order an aperitif, flirt, talk, smoke, kiss, and of course, have oysters. For April is the last month that's safe to eat oysters.

A Foodie Film Fest: Farmers and Oysters and Food Trucks, Oh My!

Daphne Duquesne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Daphne Duquesne

The complete five-day series is organized into themed daily events that just scream out in celebration of the summer's weather.

Oysters: Are They Vegan-Friendly?

Slate | Christopher Cox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Because I eat oysters, I shouldn't call myself a vegan. At first I despaired over losing the vegan badge of honor--I do everything else vegans do--but...

The End of an Era: Gulf Coast Oyster Supplier Shuts Down

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Karen Dalton-Beninato

P&J Oysters, the nation's oldest continually operating dealer of oysters, is no longer shucking Gulf Coast oysters after the oil spill tainted too man...

Vegans Shouldn't Eat Oysters, and If You Do You're Not Vegan, So...

Marc Bekoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Marc Bekoff

Words need to mean something, so if you eat oysters you're not a vegetarian. The last time I looked, oysters were animals not plants or byproducts.

BP: No Friend of the Oysterman

Brendan Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan Smith

BP's reckless and insatiable pursuit of ever-deeper underwater oil wells has turned the Gulf into a poisonous swamp, forcing the shutdown of 1000's of acres of oyster grounds.

VIDEO: Oil Threatens the Gulf Coast Seafood Industry

Scott Dodd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Scott Dodd

New Orleans is world-famous for its seafood, but the Gulf Coast oil spill has left the future of the industry and those who rely on it in jeopardy as ...

The Last Oyster Haul?

Brendan Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan Smith

Scientists say that in the coming decades, I won't be able to make a living growing oysters anymore. Oysters are expected to be among the first victims of ocean acidification.

The Brightside of the BP Oil Spill

Will Durst | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Will Durst

The recent "We're BP and we're so sorry" ad campaign that's costing millions to air in lieu of expediting financial claims is destined to rank right up there with marrying a Kardashian, for worst PR move, EVER.

Weekly Mulch: Oil Spill Could Bring Mass Extinction to the Gulf Coast

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger A cap placed over a severed pipe is siphoning some oil from the broken BP well in the Gulf Coast, the compan...

Maryland's Presidential Governor

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley is of the policy caliber, and demonstrates a rare management excellence over a large and effective state bureaucracy that makes him a very credible candidate for the US presidency.

Serving Safer Shellfish: Why The FDA Shouldn't Back Down

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

Every summer, like clockwork, a dozen or more Americans with cancer, diabetes, kidney disease, HIV, or alcohol-related liver damage die after eating summer oysters from Gulf Coast states.

FDA To Ban Sale Of Raw Oysters From Gulf Of Mexico

AP | CAIN BURDEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW ORLEANS — Federal officials plan to ban sales of raw oysters harvested from the Gulf of Mexico unless the shellfish are treated to destroy p...

Raw Oyster Ban: FDA Considers Banning Warm Water Oyster Sales | GARDINER HARRIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

At issue is how far the federal government should go to save the lives of 15 people each year who die from eating contaminated raw oysters. ...

The Top 10 Foods for Great Sex

Christina Pirello | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

Wining and dining a date will more likely result in a great night's sleep rather than a great romp in the sack. To really get things going, you need to stimulate your 'circuitry,' your nervous and circulatory systems.

Slow Fish on Martha's Vineyard: Uh, How Does That Work, Exactly?

Susie Middleton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Susie Middleton

Even if you only add one night of fish to your dinner repertoire each week, you're cutting down on your carbon footprint, adding beneficial Omega-3 fatty acids to your diet, and casting a vote against bad beef.

French Delights Overshadow Economic Slump, Uncertainty

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

France may be in a slump, with a hyper-kinetic president intent on structural reforms to counter mounting deficits, but it remains the number one international destination for visitors offering more delights than can be fathomed on a 20-day visit.

Environmental Damage: 85 Percent Of All Oyster Reefs Gone

AP | MICHAEL CASEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BANGKOK — Overfishing and unchecked coastal development have resulted in the disappearance of 85 percent of all oyster reefs, making the ecosyst...

BBQ. Oysters. Happiness.

Robert Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Robert Rosenthal

Oysters at Tony's bring together completely distinct, but brilliant ends of the food spectrum to produce something that is immeasurably better than the sum of its parts.