Tag: commercial fishing

A Consumer’s Guide to Buying Sustainable Fish

A Consumer’s Guide to Buying Sustainable Fish

| February 17, 2011 | 1 Comment

You wouldn’t think that something as mundane as making a sandwich for my daughters on a weekend afternoon would be loaded with controversy, but it is. You see, my daughters love tuna fish sandwiches. Easy enough, right? We all grew up on sandwiches made of canned white tuna mixed with mayonnaise and served with a pickle. Yet although this quintessential American lunch may seem benign, it’s something I refuse to serve my children. The tuna fish sandwich we all grew up on is now too controversial, and potentially dangerous, for my daughters to eat.

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San Francisco Oil Spill & Our Local Fishing Industry

San Francisco Oil Spill & Our Local Fishing Industry

| November 12, 2007 | 3 Comments

As Stephanie reported on Sunday, the largest casualty to our food chain due to the November 7 San Francisco Oil Spill seems to be the Dungeness Crab season. As each day passes, more information is learned about the effects of the oil spill. While the focus of the fishing disaster has been on the Dungeness […]

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No Crab for Christmas

No Crab for Christmas

| November 12, 2007 | 3 Comments

Between November 7th and 8th, the Bay Area saw an initial and completely erroneous report of 140 gallons of fuel oil dumped into the bay by the container ship Cosco Busan gush wildly up to a disgusting 58,000 gallons. While lawsuits and finger-pointing are pending, wildlife and beaches suffer and, following a decision made on […]

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