Why California’s New Wild and Scenic River Is a Big Deal

After years of work, the state’s Mokelumne River has been awarded Wild and Scenic status. It’s a significant win for conservationists and local residents, as well as an important example of consensus building. The Mokelumne River became California’s newest Wild and Scenic River when Governor Jerry Brown signed the natural resources budget bill in the READ MORE

Betting on Blockchain to Put Truly Sustainable Seafood on Dinner Plates

Red Lobster aired an unusual Super Bowl ad in February. It contained not one image of dinner plates full of mouth-watering crab, shrimp or lobster, but plenty of shots of happy, hard-working and rule-abiding fishers on small boats. With the words “Traceable. Sustainable. Responsible” flashing on the screen, the ad debuted the restaurant chain’s “Seafood READ MORE