Tag Archives: Environment

12 Fish You Should Never Eat

A very important and helpful list! – Imported Catfish Why It’s Bad: Nearly 90 percent of the catfish imported to the U.S. comes from Vietnam, where use of antibiotics that are banned in the U.S. is widespread. Furthermore, the two varieties of Vietnamese catfish sold in the U.S., Swai and Basa, aren’t technically considered catfish […]


Drought declared as parts of Queensland suffer one of the hottest and driest summers on record – ABC News

Some parts of Queensland have been in drought for years! Why climate change is real, and why every little bit counts! – The Bundaberg region in Queensland has been drought-declared after suffering through its hottest summer since 1897. State Agriculture Minister Bill Byrne accepted a recommendation by the Local Drought Committee to declare the region […]


Morocco Bans Plastic Bags – EcoWatch

Yippee! – Morocco’s ban on the production and use of plastic bags went into effect July 1 after the plastic ban bill was passed by parliament in October 2015. Morocco uses about 3 billion plastic bags a year, according to the Moroccan Industry Ministry. The U.S. uses about 100 billion a year, according to the […]