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Washington Mudslide Menacing Fabled Pacific Northwest Salmon And Trout

Reuters | Posted 04.13.2014 | 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 04.09.2014 | 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 03.27.2014 | 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 03.24.2014 | 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 03.25.2014 | 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 03.14.2014 | 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 03.12.2014 | 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 03.10.2014 | 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 03.06.2014 | 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 03.05.2014 | 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 03.06.2014 | 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.

With Major Investors Dumping Pebble Mine, Time to Abandon Project Once and For All

Frances Beinecke | Posted 03.16.2014 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Pebble Mine would carve a massive open pit out of the pristine watershed that feeds the most lucrative wild salmon runs in the world. Every year, tens of millions salmon return to the region, supporting bears, wolves, and whales as well as people.

Pebble Mine's 2013 Year End Review: 'One Foot in the Grave?'

Joel Reynolds | Posted 03.08.2014 | Green
Joel Reynolds

Coming off a disappointing 2012, the Pebble Limited Partnership and its uniquely reckless project hit the rocks repeatedly in 2013.

Bangkok Travel: Eating is the Entertainment

Carolyn O'Donnell | Posted 03.01.2014 | Travel
Carolyn O'Donnell

Study the Bangkok skyline at night, and it will feel as if the city is already delivering on some futuristic promise. Eat at some of its dynamic new restaurants, and you can taste it.

Mark Twain and the Pebble Mine

Joel Reynolds | Posted 02.01.2014 | Green
Joel Reynolds

In the case of Pebble Mine, perhaps a more apt Mark Twain quote would have been his definition of a mine -- that is, "a hole in the ground owned by liars."

My Dreams of Jiro

David D. Burstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
David D. Burstein

The eel which came second to last, had the lightest touch of wasabi between the fish and the rice. In one fluid motion, Jiro painted it with the sauce and put the sushi down in front of me. Eel is one of my favorite sushi dishes and I had never tasted anything like this eel before.

8 Great Salmon Recipes That Will Make You WANT To Eat Healthy

Posted 10.24.2013 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani Step away from the soy sauce marinade and try these easy dishes, which are just as flavorful and might become your new standbys. ...

Record Number of Fall Chinook Pass Through Bonneville Dam (VIDEO)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 12.23.2013 | Green
Rebecca Gerendasy

Cascade Locks, OR - 2013 marks a record year for the Chinook (King) salmon runs on the Columbia River. Over 1 million salmon have passed through the B...

Farmed Salmon Are Not a Sustainable Alternative

Ted Danson | Posted 11.26.2013 | Green
Ted Danson

Yesterday the Washington Post published a dangerously misleading article about farmed salmon. Lauding improvements in the salmon farming industry, they assert that farmed salmon is a viable alternative to wild-caught fish. We'd like to set the record straight: farmed salmon is a terrible choice for our oceans.

VIDEO: A Look at Alaska's Wild Salmon

Ali Rosen | Posted 11.11.2013 | Taste
Ali Rosen

For the real deal, there's just nothing like a true wild salmon.