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2013-07-12 23:33:46

As mislabeling fraud rises in the seafood industry, owner and founder of GetMaineLobster.com Mark Murrell hopes his focus on educating the public about what they’re eating will raise awareness and combat the problem. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Business owner Mark Murrell is worried. Recently, he’s been reading about the widespread problem with mislabeling seafood in the United States and he’s concerned it could hurt his business. In 2010, Murrell founded...

2013-06-17 23:01:59

People who purchase MelanSol All Natural Skin Care will also be fighting hunger in the Central Gulf Coast region of the US. Oceana Naturals, LLC, has partnered with the Panhandle Branch of Bay Area Food Bank to give a portion of each sale of MelanSol natural sunscreens, natural moisturizers, and sunburn relief gel to help feed hungry children, hurting families, and struggling seniors. Panama City Beach, FL (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 MelanSol® All Natural Skin Care now serves a higher...

Seismic Ocean Surveys For Gas And Oil Could Kill 140,000 Marine Mammals
2013-04-18 08:52:07

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Blasting sound waves through the ocean to the seafloor in search of fossil fuels may do more harm than good, according to environmentalists. But the US Department of Interior has been considering giving large oil and gas companies permission to do just that. According to estimates, scores of  marine mammals would be injured and possibly killed along the east coast if these companies follow through with their dangerous sonar...

That Pricey Fish On Your Plate Might Be A Cheap Impostor
2012-12-11 13:44:42

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Fresh seafood at some of Manhattan´s finest restaurants can come with a hefty price tag attached, so it might come as an outrage to some New York City foodies that the fish on their plates may be a cheap impostor. In a new study from Oceana, an international conservation group, DNA testing revealed that 39 percent of fish samples taken from 81 establishments in Manhattan were mislabeled. In some cases, the DNA-identified...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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