Book Review: Penguins: Natural History and Conservation

Let me preface this review by saying that I am a longtime fan of co-author Dee Boersma’s work. Years ago, I was part of a volunteer project at Punta Tombo, assisting Dee and her team with a penguin census. It was a week that changed the direction of my life in ways I couldn’t possibly …

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Farmed fish may be safe for humans but not for the oceans

So it looks like the FDA is going to approve the sale and consumption¬†genetically altered salmon. The AquAdvantage¬†Atlantic salmon contains a growth hormone from the Chinook salmon, which causes it to grow twice as quickly as regular Atlantic salmon. By the way, you really should check out the company’s website; this is a company concerned …

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