Contently managing editor & journalist specializing in finance, investing, climate change & sustainability, health, food systems. Bylines: Toronto Star, Al Jazeera, Globe & Mail, The Independent.
The majority of the world’s coastal zones are acidifying because of excess nitrogen from eutrophication, says Dr. Barry Costa-Pierce
Interest and excitement about the power of restorative aquaculture are ballooning, sparking discussion amongst the seafood industry, researchers and non-profit organizations about mariculture’s potential for climate change mitigation. Last month, The Nature Conservancy (TNC) published a study in Bioscience affirming that, when “done right,” restorative aquacultu...
Leaders in insect farming have the future of aquaculture and the environment in mind
Celebrated as the land of champagne, cheese and high fashion, France is earning a reputation for another homegrown product: les insectes. Some of the world’s leading insect producers are emerging from this tech-forward European nation with innovations that could help advance the aquaculture industry and tackle tough environmental challenges.
“Our mission is to support the sustainable growth of global agricult...
Despite pandemic challenges, outlook for 2022 is promising
With projections showing growth for the aquaculture industry, the future of feeding the world was discussed during the Global Seafood Alliance’s virtual GOAL Grand Finale on Nov.17.
Joined by industry leaders and data analysts, the 2021 Global Aquaculture Production Survey and Analysis was unveiled, featuring the results of this year’s exclusive aquaculture production survey for shrimp and finfish. With the UN Climate Change Conferenc...
Abandoned, lost or discarded fishing gear inflicts widespread damage on marine life and the ocean, but what’s the economic cost of so-called ghost gear?
From the release of the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report to the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), alarm bells are ringing about the dangers of global heating, extreme weather events, rising sea levels, and melting polar ice caps. But there’s another human-caused threat lurking in the ocean that’s harming marine...
When ‘done right,’ aquaculture can help reduce drivers of climate change, says new study from The Nature Conservancy and the University of Adelaide
With aquatic foods offering nutritional benefits and a lighter environmental footprint compared to terrestrial agriculture, mariculture – the farming of marine species in ocean and coastal environments – is gaining attention for climate change mitigation potential and protein production.
To avoid any setbacks associated with an increase of related...
Here at Goodside, we’ve spent months and months (and months!) reading, listening to and watching everything out there to do with climate change so we had to share.
Our selection goes far beyond witty climate change quotes, signs and memes. These picks run deep. From inspiring (and hair-raising) climate change books to gripping films about global warming (yes, of course the Leonardo DiCaprio climate change doc made the list) to provocative podcasts, here's our shortlist.
As a new parent, you have enough to worry about. From mastering the (not-so-simple) art of breastfeeding to cleaning baby blowouts to wrestling with car seat installation, every day can feel like a comedy of errors. The last thing you need is a dose of #ParentGuilt about your household carbon footprint.
Whether it’s articles popping up on your newsfeed or a heated dinner table discussion, there’s seemingly endless information to digest about climate change. With so many stories swirling in the news and on Twitter, it can be hard to get a handle on climate change definitions, what’s real or “fake” news and how it’s all connected.
Times have changed and technology has opened the door to DIY investing. You can easily start investing without a sizeable sum or a financial advisor who charges big bucks. For the sake of this article, I’m going to explain the best ways to invest with as little as $1,000.
Should you invest in real estate or stocks? There’s no simple answer, but as someone who has done both, I’m doing a deep dive into this question and getting answers from leading experts.