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Environmental Defense Fund: New Sushi Selector – What’s Good, What’s Not

Now sushi lovers can make informed seafood choices that please the palate and safeguard the oceans. Environmental Defense Fund’s new Sushi Selector lists choices by Japanese and English names, and ranks them according to whether fish are caught or farmed in an environmentally responsible way and if their contaminant levels pose a health risk. For sushi aficionados, that means […]

October 23rd

Environmental Defense: Plenty of Safe, Eco-Friendly Fish in the Sea

Today’s guest blogger is Environmental Defense scientist Tim Fitzgerald. As a marine scientist who has been researching seafood sustainability and health issues for a long time, I’ve known for a while that bluefin tuna not only has high mercury levels but is severely depleted, too. These magnificent fish are highly prized for their rich, buttery […]

January 25th