Mercury in Seafood: A Little Clarity

Bluefin Tuna on April 15th, 2014 No Comments

Previously posted on Huffingtonpost.com March 27, 2014: Huffington Post One of the most dangerous yet confusing toxic pollutants is mercury in seafood. Mercury is very bad for developing fetuses and children, and seafood is very good for them. But mercury is in all seafood. Like I said: confusing. Last summer a friend caught a quite […]

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Swimming With Giant Tuna

Bluefin Tuna, Fish, Fishing & Fishermen on October 10th, 2012 4 Comments

First posted on Huffington Post on October 1, 2012. Greetings from my hardship post. I am at North Lake harbor on Prince Edward Island.  I’m here to witness giant bluefin tuna. Giant? Essentially all the fish weigh between 500 and 1,000 pounds. So, yeah, giant. Fishermen like Ross Keus want to develop no-kill bluefin tourism, […]

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Knocking on Heaven’s Shore; Bluefin Tuna Carrying Safe Fukushima Nuclear Radiation

Bluefin Tuna, Fish, Fishing & Fishermen on June 9th, 2012 5 Comments

So the momometer tells us of another huge news story: bluefin tuna have carried radiation leaked from Japan’s tsunami-damaged Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant across the ocean to California, where fishermen are catching them. (The momometer, a Geiger-counter of news magnitude, is my 86-year old mother, Rose. No computer. When she phones me to tell me […]

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