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January 3, 2016 the CBS television news magazine show, “60 Minutes,” announced to the viewing world that the United States is being flooded by Mafia-controlled inferior extra virgin olive oil.  They labeled the scandal “Agromafia” and claimed as much as 80 percent of imported extra...

One of the primary, if not the primary catalyst behind efforts to develop a sustainable, eco-friendly, aquaculture system came from a desire to address certain environmental problems associated with traditional aquaculture. After nearly 20 years of companies developing and testing a truly commercial scale bio-secure, recirculating...

Forest dieback is a phrase taking hold in global environmental circles.  Put simply, it describes the trend of declining acreage needed to support groupings of trees vital to the Earth and humankind’s survival.  Forests globally are experiencing mortalities among their constituent trees.  These mortalities universally...

Two years ago, a friend encouraged me to read an obscure book titled ‘The Most Important Fish in the Sea’ (H. Bruce Franklin, published in 2007) about a fish I had never heard of named menhaden and it profoundly changed my awareness about the significant...

by David Wills Daily, among a myriad of activities we hope and believe will make a real difference to the earth and our neighbors around us, we constantly review hundreds of stories and reports offering conflicting and even contradictory versions of the state of fish and...

Since 1996 legal capture fishery harvests have dropped roughly a million tons every year.  That statistic comes via a June 15, 2016 article on the decline of fisheries in “Nature – the International Weekly Journal of Science.”  That conclusion raises a number of questions. Where did...

Water is life. Water covers 71 percent of Earth’s surface.  Nearly double to possibly ten plus times that amount is estimated within our planet’s interior.   Our very bodies are 60 percent water. Our heart and brain are 73 % water.  Lungs are 83% water; muscles and...

by Dr. Timothy Aberson I’m a conservationist and a conservative.  The thumbnail sketch of my background is simple.  I grew up an Iowa farm boy.  To this day, I remain one at heart.  So I must confess that President Trump’s decision to roll back his predecessor’s...