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From Activist Angler: BP will pay $18.7 billion in penalties and damages for its role in the largest oil spill in U.S. history, which polluted the Gulf of Mexico five years ago. “Today‘s settlement moves the wildlife and habitat of the Gulf Coast forward on the road to recovery. It’s time to look ahead to […]
Growth hormones in animal wastes present an emerging risk to aquatic environments. Given the trend in agriculture toward concentrated animal feeding operations and the extensive volume of waste generated, the risk for environmental impact is great.
Last week, we talked about the Seafood Watch program. We’ve always said that a part of our sport – and our passion – is bringing fish to the table, but we need to harvest responsibly. That is true even when we’re not the ones doing the harvesting.
Selecting sustainable seafood for dinner involves many of the same decisions that you would face if you were planning to selectively harvest your catch.
The issue of “food-miles”, a rough measure of how far food travels between its production location and the final consumer, has been a consistent fixture in the debate on food sustainability. There are more variables that contribute to the overall footprint of food, though.« Previous Entries