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Which Side to Choose? A Battle Between a Sustainable Oyster Farm and the Preservation of Wilderness

Can humans live in harmony with wilderness? The question is a critical one with the countless environmental concerns of our world today. An ever expanding population places higher demands on space and food every day. Many organizations, governmental and otherwise, are attempting to protect nature and keep the human influence to a minimum. We have…

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Super Typhoon Haiyan Destroys Homes, Damages Coral Reefs, and Strengthens the Human Connection in the Philippines

The third and final piece in the story of Malapascua is sorrowful, yet it contains a promise of hope for the future. The reefs of Malapascua have faced many challenges with destructive fishing methods and damaging ecotourism. The greatest challenge yet still confronts them – recovery from the devastation wrought by the super typhoon Haiyan….

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Interview with Kristin Aquilino, Research Biologist with Bodega Marine Lab, Explains a New Hope for the Endangered White Abalone

Once revered for their sweet and delicate taste amongst seafood connoisseurs, the white abalone was decimated by a poorly managed fishery. Now considered nearly extinct in the wild, biologists have used living lab specimens to spawn and create baby abalone for the first time in almost a decade. The hope is that eventually we will be…

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Technology Advances Traceability – Video Following the North Sea Haddock from Sea to Plate Promotes Traceability and Sustainability

“The journey of the haddock is quite important to me. I want the customer to understand… the provenance of all the ingredients. I want to let them to see a sustainable fish being caught, handled, landed, sold at market, processed, delivered… When people feel a part of the journey, I think that’s important.” – Calum Richardson,…

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