National Invasive Species Awareness Week - 2/26-3/3
Last week was National Invasive Species Awareness Week, click here for 10 ways to simply learn more, or become involved, .
Closer to home... Last fall lionfish (a predator of "...fish, crabs, shrimp, everything...") were observed prowling the Texas Coast. The Galveston County Daily News covers this story, here.
Seafood Mislabeling in the U.S.
"Recent studies have shown seafood may be mislabeled as often as 25 to 70 percent of the time for popular fish species like red snapper, wild salmon and Atlantic cod, disguising species that are less desirable, cheaper or more readily available.", Oceana.org source here. To read the Full Report and take your guess at which fillet is correct, click here.
Several Environmental Projects planned for Texas -using settlement money from a Deepwater Horizon investor.
"The State of Texas’ $6.5 million settlement is part of a larger $90 million settlement agreement with MOEX, Gulf Coast states and the federal government." To read about the environmental project plans in Texas continue reading on Examiner.com