Coho Salmon Threatened With Extinction Due to Severe Drought in California

January 28, 2014 by  
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California’s severe drought is hitting both human and animal communities hard. While it is easy to see the devastation on land through photographs of parched land and withering crops, the plight of the state’s aquatic species is more difficult to detect. Due to shrinking rivers and creeks, Coho salmon could be facing extinction south of San Francisco. Without enough precipitation to swell inland waterways, the fish are stranded in the ocean and unable to travel to their traditional spawning grounds. Read the rest of Coho Salmon Threatened With Extinction Due to Severe Drought in California Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: California , california central valley , california department of fish and wildlife , california drought , ceqa , coho salmon , governor jerry brown , kent lake , lagunitas creek , marin county , monterey county , sacramento delta , salmon run , San Francisco , Santa Cruz , scott creek fishery , spawning grounds , threatened species , watershed health        

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Farmer’s Fridge Dispenses Healthy Salads and Snacks from a Reclaimed Wood Vending Machine

January 28, 2014 by  
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The Farmer’s Fridge vending machine has taken the art of convenience food to a completely new level. Instead of offering processed, body-wrecking junk in environmentally-unfriendly wrappers, the Chicago kiosk is stocked with fresh veggies in recyclable and reusable toxin-free containers. Resembling more of a produce stand than a snack-dispenser, the exteriors are made from reclaimed wood sourced in Illinois. All major credit cards are accepted, and each salad, parfait, and vegetable stick is vetted according to standards set by the Environmental Working Group , and sourced to be as local and fresh as possible. Read the rest of Farmer’s Fridge Dispenses Healthy Salads and Snacks from a Reclaimed Wood Vending Machine Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: BPA Free , chicago , Environmental Working Group , farmer’s fridge , fresh vegetables , garvey food court , illinois , lake forest tollway oasis , phthalate free , processed foods , reclaimed wood , recyclable packaging , seasonable produce , snack machine , soup kitchen , vending machine        

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