Carnivore

In a kind of companion piece to the dire fish news of last week, Mark Bittman writes in yesterday’s Times about the global impact of our growing appetite for meat, quoting a geophysicist Gidon Eshel: “When you look at environmental problems in the U.S., nearly all of...

We, The Bottomfeeders

Is the world at last waking up to the fact that we’ve basically eaten our way  to the floor of the ocean, down to the bottom feeders, and pretty soon those will be gone, too?  "There are no more fish in the sea," said a 3rd generation fisherman in...

Notes 1/16

How are blogs impacting traditional journalism?A while ago I received an email from a student and blogger, Leena Trivedi-Grenier, in Australia, asking for help spreading the word about a survey she was creating for a graduate thesis: “I am trying to discover the...

Raw Milk

Proponents of raw milk have a chance to affect state law in California on Wednesday in Sacramento.  Bonnie at the Ethicurean and Tana at iheartsmallfarms  write about the issue with regard to Claravale Farm.  I regularly receive email alerts via Meadow...