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First Octopus Farms Get Growing

First Octopus Farms Get Growing

Fish farms now produce million tons of fish each year around the globe. But octopuses have largely escaped this kind of confined aquaculturing, despite a growing global demand and overfishing.

September 24, 2013

Food on Film

From "Food, Inc." to "Super Size Me," the making of America's food is a popular topic for documentaries. Starting in September, PBS is debuting their own take on the subject, with the new half-hour series "Food Forward TV." The series will feature pioneers across the food chain—from scientists to chefs—who are testing out new ways [...]

August 29, 2014
Sea Lion Whisker Patterns Could Be Key to Conservation

Sea Lion Whisker Patterns Could Be Key to Conservation

This month marks the beginning of the breeding season for endangered Australian sea lions (Neophoca cinerea) as well as a great opportunity for citizen scientists to help conserve this rare species.

February 18, 2014 — John R. Platt