Jeffrey Sachs, the director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University and world-renowned anti-poverty crusader, has turned his prodigious attention to an issue dear to many of us in the TreeHugger community: environmental sustainability. Citing
An advisory panel has voted to ban bottom trawling in 180,000 square miles of the North Bering Sea. Bottom trawling can have a terrible impact on sea life, as we have covered before on TreeHugger, "Bottom trawling involves dragging huge nets along
Mike just did a picture of Chinese water yesterday, and now we see this- trawlers vacuuming the bottom of the ocean off the mouth of the Yangtse. We covered shrimp production earlier: ""one of the most destructive means by which humans produce food."