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Sustainable Seafood?

Whole Foods made headlines this week when it announced it was taking a number of fish out of its stores based on the sustainability ratings of a widely-cited environmental group. Conservationists say the movement toward sustainability has helped restore many species to healthy levels. But many fishermen are concerned about the movement's economic impact, and many consumers are confused about their choices.

Barton Seaver's Ted Talk on Sustainable Seafood

Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch Sushi Guide

The Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch Program: Promoting Ethical Consumption

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'Game Of Thrones' Evolves On Women In Explosive Sixth Season

The sixth season of HBO's Game of Thrones showed a real evolution in the way the show portrays women and in the season finale, several female characters ascended to power. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Glen Weldon from NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour and Greta Johnsen, host of the Nerdette podcast, about the show.
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In Quest For Happier Chickens, Perdue Shifts How Birds Live And Die

Perdue Farms, one of the largest poultry companies in the country, says it will change its slaughter methods and also some of its poultry houses. Animal welfare groups are cheering.
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Jonathan Rauch On How American Politics Went Insane

Party insiders and backroom deals: One author on why we need to bring back old-time politics.

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Episode 5: Why 1986 Still Matters

In 1986, a federal official issued a warning: If Metro continued to expand rapidly, the system faced a future of stark choices over maintaining existing infrastructure. Metro chose expansion. We talk to a historian about that decision. We also hear from a former Metro general manager about the following years, and from an Arlington planner about measuring how riders are responding to SafeTrack.

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