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Belize Banishes Destructive Trawling

Ted Danson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ted Danson

One of the world's smallest nations has made a monumental decision for the oceans. As of today, Belize is one of the first countries in the world to institute a complete and permanent ban on trawling in all of its waters.

Meals of Mass Destruction: Shrimp

Wendy Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wendy Gordon

The shrimping industry itself is an environmental scourge much older than the oil spill. Farming is responsible for habitat destruction, while trawling for wild shrimp is harmful to the oceanic environment. So which is the lesser of the two evils?

The Pescatore's Dilemma

Cathy Erway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Cathy Erway

Seafood has enjoyed a long history of acceptance among people who otherwise do not eat meat. Yet today's food gurus are placing pescatarianism at the height of ravenously irresponsible eating.