fish Archives - State of the Planet

Sustainability Certification in Aquaculture: Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is?

Should we certify aquaculture? A look at mounting challenges in the push for sustainable seafood.

by |October 3, 2013

Removing Dams and Restoring Rivers

On Sept. 17, 2011, the removal of two large hydroelectric dams on the Elwha River in Washington State, which have blocked migrating salmon from reaching their spawning grounds for almost 100 years, will begin. While this is the largest dam removal project in U.S. history, it is just one of several major dam removals planned for this year that exemplify the growing river restoration movement.

by |August 29, 2011

Drugs in Our Drinking Water: An Update

The 2008 Associated Press report that drugs had been found in the drinking water supplies of 41 million Americans was alarming. What is the state of pharmaceuticals in our water today?

by |November 9, 2010