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Ocean Friendly Seafood – iPhone app


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If your mouth waters at the thought of seared scallops, salmon, crab, coconut crusted prawns, lobsters, and sushi, you must be a seafood lover like me. Fortunately, there are ways to enjoy seafood and to help preserve and support the oceans simultaneously.

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Monterey Bay Aquarium, provides handy pocket guides to allow you to eat ocean-friendly seafood and satisfy your cravings of seafood without the guilt. Unfortunately these pocket guides don’t diminish the guilt you get from all the calories, but a jog outdoors will take care of that! So indulge, just make sure you’re eating ocean-friendly!

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There are a variety of pocket guides available for download. Download the pocket guide for your region, or the APP for you iPhone. If you plan to travel to a different region, download and take that pocket guide with you. Help save the oceans by eating only ocean-friendly seafood. Visit the website to learn more about saving the oceans, and for a tasty and sustainable recipe!

Related: (previously on altCon) –  Monterey Bay Aquarium – a Mission of Conservation

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Sunday, October 17, 2010

the super fast charging Light for Life rechargeable flashlight


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How many flashlights do you own and how often do you use them?  How many toxic batteries do they consume?  Here’s an eco-friendly rechargeable flashlight, that when charged for 90 seconds, will give you two hours of up to 270 lumens of very bright light.  The Light For Life UC3.400 has a life expectancy of 50,000 charges and discharges (once a day for 135 years) and packs LED bulbs that will provide 50,000 hours of light.  And there’s no battery degradation over time – the flashlight’s power management technology allows the flashlight to perform at 96% efficiency for the life cycle of the product.  No batteries or parts to replace and its rugged too. You can pass this baby down to your grandkids.

Downside it costs $169.99 @ 5.11 Tactical website

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