Why I Don't Eat Fish

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  • Dipublikasikan tanggal 25 Jun 2018
  • A lot of people mistakenly think that eating fish is healthy. Suzanne Frazer will talk about why fish is not a healthy food and why she personally does not eat fish. Learn about the chemicals manufactured into everyday plastic items, how plastic gets more toxic in the ocean from the accumulation of POPs (persistent organic pollutants) and the implications for seafood eaters of an ocean of plastic.
    Find out how our everyday choices including what we eat and buy can make a difference in protecting our health, the environment and marine life. Come and be inspired and empowered with knowledge to make simple, easy changes to your lifestyle to protect your long term health and that of our ocean planet.

    Suzanne Frazer is the Co-Founder and President of Beach Environmental Awareness Campaign Hawai‘i (B.E.A.C.H.) - an award winning, non-profit organization she founded with Dean Otsuki in 2006. B.E.A.C.H. brings awareness and solutions to plastic marine debris through: environmental education in schools and the community; marine debris removal and research; and plastic reduction/litter prevention campaigns. The purpose of B.E.A.C.H. is to inspire actions on an individual and community level that reduce and prevent marine debris, resulting in protection for Hawai‘i’s marine life, sea birds and ocean/coastal environment. Suzanne and Dean received the 2008 Living Reef Award for going above and beyond in their actions to protect the reef and B.E.A.C.H. received the 2012 Marine and Coastal Zone Advocacy Council Douglas Tom Award for preserving and protecting Hawai‘i’s marine and coastal environment and actively engaging the community, especially youth, among various other awards and recognitions
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Komentar • 7

  • edward kent
    edward kent 13 hari yang lalu

    you know....if you ate fish..............you would look better

  • Art Johnson
    Art Johnson Bulan Yang lalu

    We always think of Hawaii as having such clean beautiful beaches, this was a real wake up call for me I had no idea what a huge problem if is.

  • Greymist 75
    Greymist 75 4 bulan yang lalu

    Tne biggest pitch of the plastic industry is saving trees. But how about if you use paper and the compensate that by growing trees.

  • colonyofcells iamamachine2
    colonyofcells iamamachine2 4 bulan yang lalu

    Many vegan preachers forget to mention that vegans need to take vitamin b12 supplement. To avoid vegan deficiencies, can read: www.eatrightpro.org/practice/position-and-practice-papers/position-papers/vegetarian-diets

  • Peter Rabitt
    Peter Rabitt 4 bulan yang lalu +2

    This is a catastrophe. I think it's enough to trigger a mass ocean-extinction event on par with the Permian-Triassic extinction, a.k.a., The Great Dying.

  • colonyofcells iamamachine
    colonyofcells iamamachine 4 bulan yang lalu +1

    I heard micro plastics can be found in tap water and maybe even more micro plastics in bottled water which are in those plastic bottles. Seafood also have radioactive particles that can cause cancer. The radioactive particles are from the nuclear weapons testing, yearly radiation releases from nuclear power plants when they have to change the radioactive rods, and nuclear plant accidents like fukushima japan which is still releasing radiation into the pacific ocean every day. I heard there are some bacteria that can eat plastic.

  • colonyofcells iamamachine
    colonyofcells iamamachine 4 bulan yang lalu

    The main selling point of small fish like anchovies and sardines are epa/dha omega 3. I heard scientists are creating gmo crops that will have epa/dha omega 3 so that vegans will not need to use algae epa/dha omega 3 supplements. For people concerned about zinc deficiency, could eat some mussel, clam, oyster which are usually farmed these days since wild seafood has been pretty much all wiped out already from overfishing, overpopulation of people and global warming. Most people are able to convert ala omega 3 to epa/dha omega 3 like what sheep are doing. Good source of ala omega 3 is flax powder which can be stored in the freezer.