Animals migrating to the area during spring

The warm and stable weather of springtime brings plentiful regrowth and rebirth in the natural world. Springtime in many...

Spring clean our coast

Spring has sprung and so has the activity surrounding our amazing beaches and coastline. Whether it is to escape...

Weed and wildlife

Cannabis and seafood might seem unrelated, however, the two might share an ancient historical past. In his book, “The...

How to travel sustainably

When you hear the word “eco-tourism,” what comes to mind? Do you think of staying in a treehouse, being...

Wild fisheries management

Whether a person is an avid whale watcher, a voracious scuba diver, a disciplined researcher or a semi-frequent beach...

A reflection of the #ClimateStrike and The Green New Deal

On Friday, March 15, thousands of students around the world walked out of school and demonstrated against the lack...

Understanding regional wildlife

Spring is here and so are the newly born offspring that populate this fauna-rich region of the state. With...

Historical significance of seafood in Monterey

Seafood in Monterey Bay supplied the foundation upon which the region’s historical significance was built. According to Tim Thomas,...

Pledging to be sustainable

As I write this article, there are currently more than seven billion people on earth. Every second, the human...

Organizations seek to influence public perspectives on farm-raised fish

With technological developments in the global aquaculture industry, it would seem that many issues for fish farmers are in...

Grading sustainability

With the beach and a national monument just minutes away, environmentalism is part of our culture at California State...

Scientific research to pave the way for sustainable seafood

Mike Graham, director of advancement and development at Moss Landing Marine Labs (MLML) Center for Aquaculture, wants to grow...

Hail Seitan!

The holidays are over. You’re bankrupt, but not to worry, everyone's happy with the gift you bought which they...

Abalone farming benefits Monterey Peninsula

Abalone are large marine mollusks - think of a 4 to 12 inch snail with a flatter shell covered...

Why I should be a vegetarian

I am not a vegetarian. I don’t eat meat at every meal, or even everyday, but I do eat...

The importance of transparency and contributing to sustainable markets

At California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB), some students share the enthusiasm of the emblematic sea otter for delicious...

Offshore deep sea canyon fascinates Monterey Peninsula

Not often realized by many is the fact that some of the world’s deepest valleys, highest peaks and largest...

Agriculture and its lessons in sourcing food sustainability

What is aquaculture? Aquaculture is farming fish, or agriculture, in the water. There is currently a lot of development...

Simple alternatives to plastic

As we become more aware of the detrimental effects plastic has on the environment, we may feel despair and...

New year, new you

As the new year has come at us full throttle, remember your goals that you set at the end...