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City 2.0: Making Urban Centers Viable, Sustainable, Livable

March 15th, 2013 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Think of cities as cesspools of crime and pollution? Or vibrant hubs of economic, cultural, and social innovation? New TED book City 2.0 shares the ideas of twelve thinkers on how we make the world's cities - now home to over half of us - viable and sustainable


Sustainable Seafood from Head to Tail: Maria Finn's The Whole Fish

November 13th, 2012 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Ever eaten a whole fish? No doubt you've probably been served one at some point, but you probably didn't eat everything: the head, fins, and bones stayed on your plate. Food writer and former Alaska fisherwoman Maria Finn thinks that's wasteful; furthermore, she sees the waste on our plates as symbolic of how we treat our fisheries and marine life generally. Her new book The Whole Fish: How Adventurous Eating of Seafood Can Make You Healthier, Sexier, and Help Save the Ocean covers a wide range of concerns surrounding seafood sustainability



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