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Ocean Friendly Seafood – iPhone app



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.


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!


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


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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