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Sockeye Salmon Sushi: Use a Geiger Counter

Alison Winfield Burns | Posted 11.06.2013 | Green
Alison Winfield Burns

Does elevated, uncontrolled radiation gush--as from an artery--out of Japan's maimed Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant and into the Pacific Ocean?

Oil and Herring Don't Mix

Carl Safina | Posted 03.18.2012 | Green
Carl Safina

When the Exxon Valdez ran aground in Alaska's Prince William Sound, it unleashed a regional catastrophe whose effects continue to play out these two decades later. One such apparent effect was the subsequent collapse of the region's herring.

Pebble Mine: Foreign Mining Companies' Scheme Would Poison America's Paradise

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

The British mining giant Anglo American is scheming to construct one of the world's largest copper and gold mines, the Pebble Mine, in the watershed above Alaska's pristine Bristol Bay.