Everything we do in life presents choices, and every choice presents a risk. Some activities present a high and obvious risk, like skiing a black…View More Sunday Spill Special: Seafood Safety, Part 1
….”The Science of Seafood: Should we trust food from the Gulf?” Stay tuned to DSN for the first installment, coming soon!View More And the next Oil Spill series is….
Green washing is misleading publicity or propaganda designed to present an image of environmental responsibility. TerraChoice has a nice list of the Six Sins of Green…View More Greenwashing: The Case of “Sustainable Fisheries”
Frankly, I’m a little ashamed to have my first post be all human-interest-y, without a single hypodermic penis in sight. Still, I can’t resist highlighting…View More Seafood Watch breaks up another relationship
My new hometown of Corpus Christi, Texas is hosting this year’s Benthic Ecology Meeting from March 4-7. Abstracts are due this Friday, Jan. 23. Click…View More Benthic Ecology Meeting 2009
Shrimp fisherman and environmental activist Diane Wilson gave a talk today at the Harte Research Institute. Diane’s best known for sinking her own shrimp boat in protest of toxic discharge from a Formosa Plastic industrial plant, but she’s taken on Union Carbide and others like a One Woman Army.View More Mercury rising
Think of an aquatic habitat as far away from the deep-sea as you can get without coming up on land, and we will find a connection to the deep-sea. River rock = settlement substrate. Kelp forest = urchin food. Beaches = spawning grounds for tuna food. Mangroves = seafood … food. Bumper stickers in the Carolinas say it best – “no wetlands, no seafood.”View More Making that deep-sea connection to mangroves