Sustainable Seafood

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The world’s expanding population’s continual search for healthy protein from seafood has led to overfishing of many of the most popular kinds of fish. In fact over 90% of many of the larger ocean fish like Blue Fin Tuna are already gone. Find out what can you do about it?

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Coastal Classroom

How much do you know about our marine environment and how it affects your everyday life? Did you know that mangroves, the coastal trees that can live in salt water, drop their leaves that create nutrients that help sustain nurseries for all kinds of fish and small sea creatures?

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Are you doing all you can to help preserve our coastal waters? Do you know ways your lifestyle can impact the ocean's water quality? Do you know what to do when we have the next red tide bloom? To find out, check START’s available educational resource materials and related links.

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The snowbirds aren’t the only ones who return yearly to Florida, attracted by its warm coastal waters. Blacktip sharks annually migrate from as far away as North Carolina during the winter and thousands of them come within yards of South Florida beaches. The sharks normally arrive in mid-January and leave by the end of March [...]

Sea levels are rising faster than they have in 2,800 years. The culprit is man-made global warming according to a study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences published in February. Professor Bob Knopp, a climate scientist at Rutgers University, led the research with nine colleagues from various U.S. and global universities. The [...]

Energy is the ability to do work. Energy can take many forms, including heat, light, and motion. It can also take the form of electrical, chemical, nuclear, and gravitational energy. Energy can be potential (stored) or kinetic We use energy for everything we do. Running, cooking, and flying an airplane all require energy. An energy [...]

A sustainable replacement for unagi (freshwater eel) Recipe by: Kin Lui, Raymond Ho and Casson Trenor Kin and Raymond are the chefs/owners and Casson is the seafood sustainability consultant of Tataki Sushi & Sake Bar in San Francisco, California. Ingredients (Serves 8) Sablefish is available May through October 1 1/2 pounds sablefish fillet 1 large [...]