The fight to label GMOs in the United States did not work out as activists had hoped in 2012. While anti-Frankenfood groups in the US are attempting to regroup from the failure of California's Proposition 37, across the pond they have managed to successfully do away with some strains--in Poland.
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In our current issue, we profile local -- but soon to be California-based -- artist Sean Murdock. For many years, Murdock has been a hard-working individual in the realms of art, social activism, fashion photography, and even retail -- he owned a head shop. His most recent artwork is loud, flashy ... More >>
Legal Sea Foods wants to save the crab...for your dinner.Legal Sea Foods, the Boston-based restaurant chain, has produced a series of commercials and print ads that start out as a message of conservancy and humanity...then turn to bloodshed (if crabs had blood, that is).One ad starts all Greenpea ... More >>
Smokestacks similar to this one spewed some nasty stuff under Portuondo's reign at Montenay.If there was any question whether Florida Gov. Rick Scott favored business over the environment, this week he ended the debate. Scott appointed a businessman with a history of environmental problems to ove ... More >>
Rubio, a darling of Big Oil.Four months ago, as oil from the Deepwater Horizon disaster gushed into the Gulf of Mexico and threatened Panhandle beaches, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Marco Rubio stubbornly defended his support for offshore drilling."The issue of offshore drilling is not going ... More >>
Photo: MicheleEve.comHogan tried to make off with this trophy from the whale that washed up in Delray Beach.There are many fine restaurants in Delray Beach, but it seems one resident, Chris Hogan, prefers to see what the ocean surf is serving. This morning, it delivered an eight-foot sperm whale. ... More >>
It was less than six months ago that national retailer Target completely ditched farm-raised salmon in favor of the environmentally conscious wild-caught variety. Now Whole Foods is getting in on the action. The national retailer has announced it will carry only Marine Stewardship Council-certifi ... More >>
Flickr: Greenpeace USA 2010Maybe Florida's tourists won't mind packing a hazmat jumpsuit?The South Florida housing market is a wreck. The school districts are laying off teachers by the thousand. Every government agency has had to slash services. There's record unemployment. And yet Florida's sav ... More >>
That's right: the retail mega-chain will no longer be selling any farm raised salmon at its grocery outlets. Instead, all salmon sold at Target stores will now be wild-caught Alaskan salmon only.Pretty conscientious for a national retailer.Now, all the frozen, fresh, and smoked salmon you find at ... More >>
FlickrWhat she said.In advance of world leaders' December meeting in Copenhagen for a new climate treaty, Palm Beach County residents are heading to Atlantic Dunes Beach Park, where on Saturday October 24, they'll participate in a demonstration that's gone global.That day marks the International ... More >>
flickr user: wharmanIf only Publix cared this much about REAL fish.The website for Publix supermarkets states, "There are plenty of fish in the sea, but not all of them are good enough for Publix." According to the environmental organization Greenpeace, that statement is all sorts of wrong. First, t ... More >>
I just happened on this classic written by Steve Almond in 1994 about South Florida's hard-driven, complicated, and sometimes brutal mogul.
Uh, it jumps.
Citizen Wayne - The Unauthorized Biography
A college dropout and the product of a broken home, H. Wayne Huizenga rose ... More >>