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There is a terribly terrestrial mindset about what we need to do to take care of the planet – as if the ocean somehow doesn’t…
There are some who would like to see the oil rigs removed right down to the ground once their job is done, and there are…
Places change over time with or without oil spills, but humans are responsible for the Deepwater Horizon gusher – and humans, as well as the…
Large areas of the Gulf have escaped being scraped by trawls, crushed by more than 40,000 miles of pipelines, or displaced by one of 50,000…
It’s mainly the high-end luxury market now that drives much of the fishing in the sea. It’s not feeding the starving millions. It’s feeding a…
It’s a fact of life that there will be oil spills, as long as oil is moved from place to place, but we must have…
I’m friends with James Cameron. We’ve spent time together over the years because he is a diver and explorer and in his heart of hearts…
I would love to slip into the skin of a fish and know what it’s like to be one. They have senses that I can…
Every fish fertilizes the water in a way that generates the plankton that ultimately leads back into the food chain, but also yields oxygen, grabs…
The sudden release of five million barrels of oil, enormous quantities of methane and two million gallons of toxic dispersants into an already greatly stressed…
The Exxon Valdez spill triggered a swift and strong response that changed policies about shipping, about double-hulled construction. A number of laws came into place.
The concept of ‘peak oil’ has penetrated the hearts and minds of people concerned about energy for the future. ‘Peak fish’ occurred around the end…
Nearly all of the major kinds of life, divisions of life, phyla of animals, occur in the sea. Only about half of them can make…
‘Green’ issues at last are attracting serious attention, owing to critically important links between the environment and the economy, health, and our security.
Any astronaut can tell you you’ve got to do everything you can to learn about your life support system and then do everything you can…
Protecting vital sources of renewal – unscathed marshes, healthy reefs, and deep-sea gardens – will provide hope for the future of the Gulf, and for…
Meat reared on land matures relatively quickly, and it takes only a few pounds of plants to produce a pound of meat.
In terms of personal choices, let’s all think more carefully about where we get our protein from.
I personally have stopped eating seafood.
I have heard endlessly that fish are so resilient that there is no way that you could exterminate a species. We are learning otherwise.
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