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Tuna Mercury

Mercury Levels In Pacific Ocean Rising Thanks To Asia's Coal-Burning Plants

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 09.19.2013 | Green

As if you needed another reason to cringe at the number of coal-fired power plants operating on our fragile Earth, a new study published in Nature Geo...

Tuna Shopping

Liza Donnelly | Posted 08.11.2012 | Green
Liza Donnelly

Parents need to be diligent and read labels carefully because not all store managers think to carry the healthiest foods for our kids. So we go shopping around from store to store looking for mercury-safe tuna, for instance.

Mercury Bigger Worry Than Radiation in Tuna

Michele Simon | Posted 08.05.2012 | Food
Michele Simon

Learning that bluefin tuna caught off California contain traces of radioactivity is disturbing regardless of health risks to diners. But the fact is, when it comes to tuna, we have more serious problems to worry about, like mercury and overfishing.

Knocking on Heaven's Shore: Bluefin Tuna Carrying Safe Fukushima Nuclear Radiation

Carl Safina | Posted 07.30.2012 | Green
Carl Safina

We know the whole world is connected, but we didn't quite think about how some of the connectors travel awfully far awfully fast. Long before tsunami debris arrives on shore, some California sport fishermen are catching radiation packages.