Archive for the ‘Green’ Category

Chilean Senate Votes to End Shark Finning

Matt Rand, director of global shark conservation for the Pew Environment Group, issued the following statement today in response to the Chilean Senate passage of Chile’s first-ever ban on shark finning, requiring that ships catching sharks have to land them with their fins naturally attached (meaning that the shark’s whole body must be taken to […]

Beneath the Surface: Gulf Seafood’s Fight for Survival

The Food Channel® (foodchannel.com ) is releasing a WebTV video that takes a look at the future of seafood following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill which occurred a year ago, April 20, 2010, in the Gulf of Mexico. The crew shot in New Orleans, La., over a ten day period to catch up with what […]

Get Growing – If the 100-kilometer diet is a good idea… isn’t the 100-meter diet better?

Buying produce from local sources is a fast growing trend among the quintessential health-conscious consumer.  I’d like to take things a step further, and  suggest that growing your own fruits and vegetables would be even better. This year, it is predicted that home-grown fruit and vegetables will increase in popularity at a greater pace than […]

Planning to build your ‘green’ home

Some of us have the luxury of building our homes from the ground up. So, with that in mind, we have gathered some energy-saving and eco-friendly tips to help you on your way. 1. FOLLOW THE SUN. Before you break ground, get to know your property and how the sun travels across it. Position your […]