FOOD FOR THOUGHT FOOD + FARMING FROM TOM PHILPOTT
THE MAIN DISH
Back in 2006, a team of scientists from Canada, the United States, Sweden, and Panama published a landmark report in the prestigious journal Science on the state of the oceans. The researchers highlighted what they called an "ongoing erosion of diversity" in sea life that, if left unchecked, would lead to the "collapse of all taxa currently being fished by the mid-21st century."
So, six years after the study's publication, how are the oceans doing? I put the question to Boris Worm, a German-born marine ecologist at Canada's Dalhousie University and a coauthor of the Science paper, in a phone interview. To find out what he told me, click here. [READ MORE]
A court granted BP's request for private email correspondence between scientists. [READ MORE]
RECIPE OF THE WEEK
The early summer heat in Austin was getting me down. Then I remembered I could already get high-summer produce. [READ MORE]
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