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A World Without Fish, and What You (and Your Kids) Can Do to Change That

World Without Fish provides modern stories about the destruction of the ocean ecosystem (the book’s release coincides with one-year anniversary of the Gulf oil spill). He explains, in considerable historical detail, what we’ve done to imperil fish, what the decline of … Continue reading

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GM salmon may go on sale in US after public consultation

US authorities today began the process to approve the first GM animal for human consumption. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a 60-day period of consultation and public meetings over whether to permit a GM strain of salmon to be eaten … Continue reading

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Genetically Altered Salmon Get Closer to the Table

The Food and Drug Administration is seriously considering whether to approve the first genetically engineered animal that people would eat — salmon that can grow at twice the normal rate. The developer of the salmon has been trying to get approval … Continue reading

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Tuna’s End

Perhaps people will never come to feel about a tuna the way they have come to feel about whales. Whales are, after all, mammals: they have large brains; they nurse their young and breed slowly. All of that ensconces them … Continue reading

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