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Aug. 27, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

Video: Lucky Crabs Swim Free

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Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Bycatch, Dungeness crab, Marine Stewardship Council


Aug. 24, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

What Happens To The Crab Fishermen Throw Back?

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Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Bycatch, Dungeness crab, Foodie Friday, Marine Stewardship Council


March 25, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Oregon's certified sustainable crab is a hot ticket

OPB's Tom Banse reports the eco-label for Oregon Dungeness crab has paid off quick, and Washington and California crabbers are now saying they want in on the label too. Some upbeat news for Foodie Friday: Continue reading →

Filed under: Sustainability, Dungeness crab, Foodie Friday, Marine Stewardship Council


Feb. 28, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

12 fish you won't find at Costco anymore

Greenpeace has declared victory in its campaign to stop Costco from selling at-risk fish. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Foodie Friday, Marine Stewardship Council, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Overfishing, Sustainable seafood


Feb. 09, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Buyer beware: Why eco-labels are sticky

Oh, dear. This High Country News piece on eco-labels is not a fun read, but it is well done. Joseph Taylor makes the case that there is no easy way for consumers to know for sure that their food has been harvested sustainably – even with all the eco-labels out there. Continue reading →

Filed under: Sustainability, Eco-labels, Forest Stewardship Council, Marine Stewardship Council


Dec. 02, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita

Dungeness crab: Now certified sustainable

Oregon's most lucrative fishery just got even more valuable – just in time for the fleet to go fishing. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Dungeness crab, Foodie Friday, Marine Stewardship Council



About Ecotrope

In the Pacific Northwest, the environment is personal - it's where we live, work and play. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Ecotrope will bring you news and insight on the region’s environmental issues. Site curator Cassandra Profita is an award-winning reporter with degrees in journalism and environmental studies.

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