Fish & Fisheries

August 10, 2009

DEADLINE: SEJ Post-Conference Tour / IJNR Lake Country Institute

The Institutes for Journalism & Natural Resources will, for the first time, conduct SEJ's Post-Conference Tour, Oct 11-14, 2009. Journalists chosen as fellows will explore several newsworthy destinations in northern Wisconsin. Apply by: August 10, 2009.

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Mercury-And-Fish-Contamination Stories Dominate Recent Coverage

 

 By MIKE DUNNE 
The Chicago Tribune's series of mercury in seafood (see page 1) was not the only fish story in the news in the past several months. Stories about the safety of seafood ran across the United States and Canada.

Jerry Hirsch of the Los Angeles Times reported on Feb. 27 that shoppers who browse the seafood counters at Holiday Quality Foods' 19 grocery stores in rural Northern California find a new Safe Harbor brand, the nation's first line of low-mercury fresh fish.

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Book Shelf, Book 2- The Winds Of Change: Climate, Weather, And The Destruction Of Civilization

 

 Climate change scientist paints a stark and vivid picture

THE WINDS OF CHANGE: CLIMATE, WEATHER AND THE DESTRUCTION OF CIVILIZATIONS By Eugene Linden 
Simon & Schuster, $26

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Cumulative Ocean Impacts Mapped Off U.S. and Mexican Shores

Researchers from California and Hawaii have analyzed 25 factors and developed a map that reflects the relative cumulative magnitude of their effects on the waters extending for about 250-350 miles off the shores of Washington, Oregon, California, and the Baja Peninsula.

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