Category Archives: save the oceans

Where does real innovation come from?

Innovation has been heralded as the solution to sustainability in our current VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Ambiguous) global business environment. As a result, everyone is coming up with consulting approaches and training courses designed to instill a culture of innovation and … Continue reading

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The History of the Future . . .

Just last week two independent research groups on climate change both came to the exact same conclusion. The Antarctic Ice shield is melting and the rate of melt has accelerated to a point of no return.  We have definitely reached … Continue reading

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A Request for Assistance . . .

My mind has been churning since I took an iPhone picture of a whole farmed salmon in my local Tesco Supermarket with an open ulcer on its tail (see recent blog: Farmed Salmon in my Local Tesco Supermarket). I can’t … Continue reading

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Farmed Salmon in my Local Tesco Supermarket . . .

After I hit the “send” button on my last blog, “Why I No Longer Eat Farmed Salmon . . . Part 2”, my wife called and asked if I would nip out to the supermarket for a few items.  So … Continue reading

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Why I No Longer Eat Farmed Salmon . . . Part 2

Earlier in the year I wrote a blog about the negative aspects of raising farmed salmon on the marine ecosystem (Why I No Longer Eat Farmed Salmon). My main concern at the time, with the information I had, was that … Continue reading

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Corporate Dead Zones . . .

(Originally posted in Sept, 2011) In my former life I was a marine biologist and even though it has been many years since I left academia for the world of business I am still fascinated by how much we can … Continue reading

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Why I Have Stopped Eating Farmed Salmon . . .

As a dedicated (my wife would say “fanatic”) flyfisherman, I love to fish and I also enjoy eating fish.  To me there is nothing better than fresh or saltwater fish poached, pan-fried, or even “sashimi style” (a taste acquired many … Continue reading

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