Tag: sustainable seafood

Cool Green Morning: Friday, May 4

Written by | May 4th, 2012

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Who’s ready for a supermoon?!

  1. Saturday’s full moon will be the biggest of 2012. (Space)
  2. Greenpeace releases new seafood retailer scorecard. (Huffington Post Green)
  3. Just how far can a polar bear swim? (Mongabay)
  4. Sea level rise may be less severe than feared. (TG Daily)
  5. Chicago turns empty store fronts into gardens. (TreeHugger)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, September 19

Written by | September 19th, 2011

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And we’re back!

  1. One plant scientist believes organic food won’t save– or feed– the planet. (GreenBiz)
  2. Smaller fish fillets are more sustainable, according to a new report. (Grist)
  3. Which Austin City Limits bands are the greenest? (MTV Act)
  4. The World Trade Association says that “dolphin-safe” tuna is actually illegal. (The Daily Green)
  5. Some pilots are using iPads to record flight logs. Does that really make an environmental impact? (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, August 1

Written by | August 1st, 2011

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The sun is shining, the sky is blue, the news is green.

  1. Don’t blame the sun for rising temperatures; they’re probably not its fault. (YaleE360)
  2. Malaria may hurt conservation efforts and also aid poachers. (Mongabay)
  3. Here are some tips for green back-to-school shopping. (Treehugger)
  4. Sustainable seafood labels don’t take climate change into account. (Grist)
  5. Automakers have committed to meeting ambitious new fuel standards. Here’s how they can stick to it. (GreenBiz)

Barton Seaver: Eat Sustainably

Written by | March 28th, 2011

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Chef Barton Seaver reminds us that sustainability is not about finding more food, it’s about doing a better job nourishing people with the food we have. And we can do it without sacrificing flavor.

Keeping More Fish in the Ocean: Good for People, Good for Nature

Written by | March 23rd, 2011

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Nature Conservancy President and CEO Mark Tercek looks at innovative ways fishermen and environmentalists are working together to keep fish populations healthy.

Finding Nemo on Your Plate

Written by | March 21st, 2011

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Marine scientist Stephanie Wear says overfishing is having an impact on our diets and the coral reefs. But you can be part of the solution.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, January 10

Written by | January 10th, 2011

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Sounds like somebody’s got a case of the cool green Mondays…

  1. The dairy industry wants to lower its emissions. One tactic: targeting cow burps. (GreenBiz)
  2. Several British supermarket chains are accused of labeling fish products with misleading sustainability claims. (Business Green, via Guardian)
  3. Is a ban on nonnative reptilian pets enough to protect the U.S. from an invasive species invasion? (New York Times)
  4. It’s not just driving: parking cars is also harmful to the environment. (Scientific American)
  5. Check out the world’s fastest solar car in action. (CleanTechnica)

Sustainable Seafood Cards: A Tool To Help Transform Fisheries

Written by | January 19th, 2010

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There’s no silver bullet for making fisheries sustainable — but wallet cards are a great tool for consumers who want to make a difference, says Lynne Zeitlin Hale.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, January 18

Written by | January 18th, 2010

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Happy MLK Day to those of you in the United States! 5 hot green links below from the world of green:

  1. Is raising Pacific salmon in closed pens on land sustainable? (Yale Environment 360)
  2. R.I.P. Environmental Capital — one of the best green business blogs around (Wall Street Journal)
  3. Portraits of Barack Obama, Queen Elizabeth and others…made from trash. (Treehugger)
  4. Who’s the world leader in science? It soon might not be the United States. (The Great Beyond)
  5. Why the UK is reintroducing four species of threatened insects. (Mongabay)

Choosing Sustainable Fish: Whose Responsiblity Is It?

Written by | October 8th, 2009

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In a recent New York Times blog, Mark Bittman points to a U.K. survey that says 90 percent of diners want sustainable fish on restaurant menus and claim they’re willing to put their money where their mouths are — but most of those people don’t currently choose fish from sustainable sources. So it must be […]

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