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How Seafood Fraud Tricks Consumers Into Buying Lower Quality Salmon
Julie R. Thomson
Fraud is rampant in the seafood industry.
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The Green Movement Is Led By The Same People Who Run Everything Else -- White Men
“Finding qualified leaders of color to fill these positions should not be difficult."
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There's A Shockingly High Chance The Seafood You're Eating Isn't Legit
A new report reveals that nearly one in 5 seafood products worldwide are mislabeled.
World Ocean Day
June 8 is World Ocean Day. Sir Richard Branson and Adrian Grenier want YOU to #MakeASplash
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This Non-Profit Wants To Increase Transparency In The Seafood Market
Oceana wants us to know exactly how fish gets from the sea to our plates.
A Love Letter to the Ocean
Susan Cohn Rockefeller
Documentary filmmaker, Author, Philanthropist, Jewelry designer
Reimagining how we use and protect our resources can have a direct impact on today's biggest challenges including: climate change, food security, poverty reduction and quality of life for all.
Salmon For Dinner? Your Meal Just Got A Bit More Fishy
Seafood fraud cheats consumer wallets -- leading consumers to believe they are buying a product that they're actually not -- and penalizes those who think they're making smart seafood choices.
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Order Salmon At Restaurants? You May Not Be Getting What You Pay For
App Community Shuns 5p Plastic Bags In England
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Today on Elbi, people both sides of the Atlantic are swapping plastic bags for heartwarming photos of the future of our planet. Whether it's the might and beauty of Mother Nature or the next generation smiling, they're fighting plastic with positivity.
Fishermen First: Protecting the People Behind What We Eat
John B. Thomas
Program Associate, The Rockefeller Foundation
Being conscious of the labors and difficulties that got that fish to your plate adds a new taste to the end of summer--one that right now is bitter and rotten, but that has the promise of a deeper, richer deliciousness--if we could only dive in and fix a system that is broken, for all of us.
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Cultural activist and writer.
Have we already heard enough about plastic pollution? No, on the contrary I believe we have become inured to the problem. Stop. Think. Do I need this straw, this bag, this little red stir stick, this little plastic green grass with my sushi, or that bottle of water?
Shell's Arctic Drilling Plan May Have A Walrus Problem
But environmental groups balked at the letter as helping move Shell one step closer to drilling. "Shell's failure in its
Check Out Google's New Tool For Monitoring Global Fishing
CASCAIS, Portugal -- Google offered an early look at its new Global Fishing Watch project, which allows users to track commercial
Obama Administration Approves Shell's Drilling Plan For The Arctic
In an email, Shell spokesman Curtis Smith called the approval of the company's exploration plan an "important milestone" that
Sea Turtle Deaths Caused By Shrimping Industry Prompts Lawsuit
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By Barbara Liston The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court in Washington, claims that shrimp fleets kill more turtles
White House Says Enviros Love This Trade Pact, But Enviros Say Otherwise
The Obama administration's somewhat selective quotations exploit a real divide in the environmentalist community, however
Oceana Finds Seafood Fraud in Maryland Crab Cakes
The Presidential Task Force on Combating Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing and Seafood Fraud needs to put the words of the final plan into action. Oceana will continue to push for transparency in the supply chain, including traceability for all seafood sold in the United States.
Obama Administration Outlines New Proposal For Offshore Oil And Gas Leasing
The proposal will be open for public comment through March 28. "Unfortunately the federal government does not do to enough
Presidential Task Force Releases Recommendations for Seafood Fraud and Illegal Fishing
Without a comprehensive approach, consumers, seafood businesses, fishermen and the oceans will still be at risk from seafood fraud and illegal fishing.
A Luxury Resort Threatens Belize's Mesoamerican Reef
Opposition to Puerto Azul is widespread among Belizeans. While they support tourism -- the backbone of the country's economy -- they do not support building a resort that will irreversibly destroy the Mesoamerican reef, the very place that tourists come to experience.
Report Reveals Seafood Fraud in Shrimp
We need to be able to track what fish we are eating, where and how our seafood is caught or farmed, and see this information follow seafood through the entire supply chain, from boat to plate.
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