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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. 22, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

"Peak fish" and the oceans without predators

The Washington Post also reports on new research showing the decline of large fish in the world's oceans by 2050. Even as fishing fleets have gotten bigger and more efficient, more energy and effort are being expended to catch the same amount of fish, the Post reports, and China's appetite for fish is still growing. By 2050, researchers say, most of the predators will be fished out and smaller fish will dominate the oceans if trends from the past 100 years continue. Two quotes worth reading: Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Overfishing


Feb. 18, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

In case of fisheries collapse, eat anchovies

I'm calling this the soft launch of Foodie Friday. I'm hoping to take on a food topic each week – at least one – to whet our appetites for weekend munchies. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Anchovies, Fisheries, Foodie Friday, Overfishing



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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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