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Most often known for being the fastest of all dog breeds, clocked at running 44mph, greyhounds and specifically greyhounds in Florida have been making headlines along with the latest election results.  Florida had the opportunity to phase out the practice of commercial dog racing in...

Currently, IFCNR is working on refreshing our webpage with one of the main purposes being to incorporate a better explanation of the underpinning ethical position of IFCNR as well as our approach to what we see as pressing planetary issues.  This led to the creation...

Preventing Environmental Crises Before They Occur On October 3, 2018, a signing ceremony was held in Ilulissat, Greenland where several nations met and signed a moratorium on commercial fishing in the High Arctic. This agreement will prevent commercial fishing at least 200 kilometers offshore from countries with...

Imagine going out for a well-earned dinner on the town with the excitement of ordering a pricier but certainly flavorful fish like red snapper.  Now imagine if what was served and paid for at a fairly steep price wasn't red snapper at all; it instead...

The ability to produce commercial quantities of chitin by means of safe, earth-friendly chemicals earned U.S.-based Mari Signum – MidAtlantic the prestigious “2018 Green Chemistry Challenge Award” from the American Chemical Society and its affiliate, the ACS Green Chemistry Institute. Chitin is a polysaccharide polymer with...

National Public Lands Day (NPLD) is held annually on the fourth Saturday in September and is the nation’s largest, single-day volunteer event for public lands.  It is also a day where entrance fees are waived at all national and state parks.  This day is coordinated...

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, one third of Earth’s produce is never consumed and 2.9 trillion pounds of food are wasted worldwide annually. A fairly large contributor to this issue falls on supermarkets and their rather strict aesthetic standards for...