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EPA Moving To Prevent Construction Of Massive Mine In Alaska

AP | By BECKY BOHRER | Posted 07.18.2014 | Green

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed restrictions Friday that would essentially block development of a planned ma...

Watch Live As Bears And Salmon Clash In Alaskan River

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Feldman | Posted 07.10.2014 | Green

It's just over 3,500 miles from New York City to the Katmai National Park in Alaska, but thanks to explore.org, it feels like The Huffington Post has ...

Can You Really Confit Salmon?

Ali Rosen | Posted 06.30.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

The word confit typically brings duck to mind -- but can the technique be applied to a fish like salmon?

Traditional Dip Net Fishing: The Yakama Nation Tribe (VIDEO)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 06.19.2014 | Green
Rebecca Gerendasy

Lyle, Washington In south-central Washington, the wild Klickitat River, one of the longest undammed rivers in the Pacific Northwest, flows 95 miles...

Government Issues Updated Guidelines for Fish Consumption

Carl Safina | Posted 06.19.2014 | 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.

The Untapped Savings in California's Water Supply

Steve Fleischli | Posted 06.10.2014 | Green
Steve Fleischli

California is facing a historic drought. But a new report from NRDC and the Pacific Institute highlights a lot of ways we can help protect ourselves from water shortages while using water more wisely.

Copper River Salmon in Cordova, Alaska (VIDEO)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 05.29.2014 | Green
Rebecca Gerendasy

Written by Fred Gerendasy Cordova, AK -- Bill Webber and Bill Bailey are two longtime residents of Cordova, Alaska, whose livelihoods, and way of l...

Earth Day's Fine, but What About Earth Tomorrow?

Joe S. Whitworth | Posted 05.02.2014 | Green
Joe S. Whitworth

I want people to understand the Earth truly is an island with finite capacity, and manage accordingly. I want us to properly account for our impacts and make only intentional tradeoffs that render environmental gain.

28 Seafood Recipes For Beginners

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 04.30.2014 | Taste

Don't be intimidated -- cooking seafood is easier than you think.

Washington Mudslide Menacing Fabled Pacific Northwest Salmon And Trout

Reuters | Posted 06.13.2014 | Green

By Eric M. Johnson OSO, Wash., April 13 (Reuters) - Watching the now murky river from his kitchen window, Bill Best speaks in low tone...

Rio Tinto Backs out of Pebble Mine Project

Tim Sohn | Posted 06.09.2014 | Green
Tim Sohn

This leaves Canadian mining company Northern Dynasty without a partner for development of the mine, a process it cannot afford to undertake on its own.

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.

Are These Foods Doomed to Disappear?

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.24.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Can you imagine a world in which your favorite foods didn't exist -- where you couldn't easily satisfy a chocolate craving by grabbing a chocolate bar at the nearest convenience store? Or a world where drinking coffee was a luxury rather than a necessity because it's too rare and expensive to drink every day?

The 6 Biggest Mistakes People Make When Cooking Salmon

Bon Appetit | Posted 05.24.2014 | Taste
Bon Appetit

One day, when we were hanging out in the test kitchen, we realized: Salmon is actually pretty hard to cook well.

SXSW Film: Damnation, a Documentary That's Testing the Waters of Corporate Social Responsibility

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.14.2014 | Entertainment
Vivian Norris

I came away from this film feeling I had truly learned something and that I was not being "sold" anything, yet the fact that the film was entirely supported by a "brand," Patagonia, left me intrigued.

Salmon May Be Trucked To Sea If California Drought Continues

AP | Posted 05.11.2014 | Green

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Wildlife officials said they will consider a plan to move millions of hatchery-raised salmon by tanker trucks to the ocean...

There Is No Quick-fix for California's Drought

Jamie Rappaport Clark | Posted 05.10.2014 | Green
Jamie Rappaport Clark

Despite recent rain, California is still in the midst of an historic drought. The past year has been the state's driest on record since 1895.

A Gem of an Ad: Tiffany's Applauds EPA for Action on Pebble Mine

Joel Reynolds | Posted 05.06.2014 | Green
Joel Reynolds

EPA has done the right thing in intervening to stop the Pebble Mine, and NRDC and its members are committed to continuing our efforts to that end -- however long it takes to achieve it.

EPA Moves to Block Pebble Mine

Tim Sohn | Posted 05.05.2014 | Green
Tim Sohn

It's become the most politically-charged resource debate in Alaska, pitting a mine worth potentially hundreds of billions of dollars against a salmon run that forms the backbone of a the region's pristine ecosystem and supports its robust commercial and sport fishing economy.

8 Stereotypically Intimidating Dishes Solved By Fail-Proof Recipes

Foodbeast | Posted 05.05.2014 | Taste
Foodbeast

From croissants to creme brûlée, these recipes are just the thing to help you build up your culinary arsenal. See, wasn't that easy?

Kate Sheppard

EPA Moves To Block Massive Alaskan Gold And Copper Mine

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- The Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday that it is beginning a process that could block a massive proposed gold mine in A...

Insects In Peanut Butter, And More Food Facts That We Refuse To Believe

Alison Spiegel | Posted 02.28.2014 | Taste

Hawaiian pizza was invented where?!

CA Controller and NYC Comptroller Stand Firm Against Pebble Mine, Again Urge Rio Tinto to Divest to Protect Major Pension Fund Investors

Taryn Kiekow | Posted 04.13.2014 | Green
Taryn Kiekow

The California State Controller and New York City Comptroller's offices refused to back down from their request that mining giant Rio Tinto divest fro...

Eat Fat for a Healthier and Slimmer You: Weight Loss Tip for 2014

Tania Hayek Mercer | Posted 03.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Tania Hayek Mercer

In this day and age, where processed and convenience food is the go-to for many busy people and families, critical nutrition is being kicked to the curb. One of these nutrients, a macronutrient, is fat.

EPA: Pebble Mine Would Threaten Bristol Bay Salmon

Tim Sohn | Posted 03.19.2014 | Green
Tim Sohn

The EPA released the final draft of its Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment this week. Its conclusion: Large scale mining development in Southwest Alaska's Bristol Bay watershed poses a substantial risk to the region's ecosystem and its legendary salmon run.