Thursday, July 31, 2014

July 31, 2014: Protestors Stall Oil Train for Hours in Anacortes, WA

A train attempting to leave a Tesoro oil train facility in Anacortes, Washington this week was stopped in its tracks when three residents of the coastal town and Seattle locked their bodies to barrels full of concrete, sat on the tracks and refused to move. Martha Baskin has the story.

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

July 24, 2014: Who Feeds Us Matters: Fishers and Farmers Taking Back Control of the Food Supply

Fish and how they're caught aren't always included in the 'alternative food movement.' But in some communities, "community supported fisheries" or CSF's are catching on. Similar to "community supported agriculture," or CSA's, the goal is to reclaim local sovereignty and food justice. Martha Baskin, interviewing Niaz Dorry, has our story.

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Friday, July 18, 2014

July 18, 2014: Wild Caught Cod Sizzling on the (Hospital) Grill: Making a Dent in Healthcare and Healthy Oceans

You might think locally sourced, omega-rich seafood would be a no-brainer for hospitals concerned about the health of their patients. But wild caught fisheries and the local healthy food movement have been slow to catch on in healthcare. There are notable exceptions, like Seattle's Virginia Mason Hospital. In this story we visit the hospital's kitchen, where mouth-watering good and sustainable seafood is available every day of the week.

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