Look to Massachusetts for the most sustainable lobster around. And look for the green claw band, or ask your fishmonger to get the green band Massachusetts lobster.
Why? Because Massachusetts lobstermen are taking the trouble to reduce harm to whales. Massachusetts lobermen are ahead of lobstermen in some other, perhaps more well-known lobster locations….
In the “duh” category, fish are thriving in a no-fishing zone in Australia. After looking at graphs, the 10 year old son of one of the scientists said if you stop fishing, don’t you expect to find more fish? Uh…yeah.
People opposed to GMO and Bt have valid concerns, and that is what drives the research. Are GMO crops able to reduce the use of pesiticides, herbicides and fertilizers enough to ensure that farmers are still able to make profits with their improved yields? Are the dangers of cross-pollination going to drive organic farmers away?
Here’s one for you, just in case you weren’t confused enough about which foods you should eat. The diary industry is known for its use of recombinant bovine somatotropin (rbST), a protein hormone that boosts milk production. You may have noticed it on your pint of Ben & Jerry’s Cherry Garcia: “No significant difference has been shown between milk derived from recombinant bovine growth hormone treated and non recombinant bovine growth hormone treated cows”. Its use is controversial, as are its potential human impacts. The product has one seller: Monsanto. It is banned in Canada, and parts of Europe and New Zealand….