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Three New Guides Make Sushi Selection More Sustainable

Article: Three New Guides Make Sushi Selection More Sustainable

MONTEREY BAY, California, October 22, 2008 (ENS) – Sushi lovers no longer have to contribute to the collapse of whole species of fish to satisfy their appetites. Three new sushi selection guides came out today courtesy of the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Environmental Defense and the Blue Ocean Institute to help diners make choices that are…

Oceans and Coasts Drive Florida's Economic Engine

Article: Oceans and Coasts Drive Florida's Economic Engine

TALLAHASSEE, Florida, October 1, 2008 (ENS) – After some serious number-crunching, the Florida Oceans and Coastal Council has determined that Florida’s coastal economy contributed over $562 billion in revenue to the state and Florida’s ocean economy contributed $25 billion in just one year – 2006. Florida’s coastal counties contribute about 79 percent of the state’s…