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Embracing sustainability worth time, effort

By   /  Friday, July 8th, 2016  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Embracing sustainability worth time, effort

By Valeria Makarova Conversations about the role of sustainability in a business organization can become heated. There are many supporters, but a number of skeptics as well. There is no argument that excessive use of hazardous materials, waste generated from production and consumption, and polluted land, air and ocean require proper attention and better management. Read More →

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AeroHarvest using drones to help Central Coast growers

By   /  Friday, June 24th, 2016  /  Agribusiness, Central Coast, Latest news, Technology  /  Comments Off on AeroHarvest using drones to help Central Coast growers

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Op/ed: Morro Bay leads the way on sustainable fisheries management

By   /  Monday, June 30th, 2014  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: Morro Bay leads the way on sustainable fisheries management

Henry Dubroff

Morro Bay continues to be one of the up-and-coming places on the Central Coast. It has largely revitalized its tourism industry, in part by producing a series of successful seasonal festivals centered around seafood. But if my sources and research are correct, bigger rewards for the city will come in future years as a unique Read More →

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Without fishermen, region’s harbors and bistros would be poorer

By   /  Saturday, April 19th, 2014  /  Columns, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Without fishermen, region’s harbors and bistros would be poorer

Henry Dubroff

Fishing is really at the leading edge of the tourism culture. Just ask Ventura Harbor and Morro Bay, which have been trying to rebuild their tourism cred in part by reinvigorating their commercial fishing appeals and playing up their local seafood.

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Angling for change: Bren School startup serves up new model for sustainable seafood

By   /  Friday, March 14th, 2014  /  Agribusiness, Green Coast, Small Business, South Coast, Top Stories, Women Inc.  /  1 Comment

Norah Eddy, left, and Laura Johnson are founders of Salty Girl Seafood. The startup, spun out of the UC Santa Barbara Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, aims to make it easier for restaurants to source seafood directly from fishermen. (Alex Drysdale / Business Times photo)

A team of UCSB graduate students has created an online marketplace where restaurants and fishermen can connect directly to buy sustainable, traceable seafood.

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To B or not to B: Small businesses say yes to benefit corporations

By   /  Friday, August 23rd, 2013  /  Features, Green Coast, Small Business  /  Comments Off on To B or not to B: Small businesses say yes to benefit corporations

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Op/ed: How your business can win with AB32

By   /  Friday, May 31st, 2013  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: How your business can win with AB32

It’s not about hugging trees — it’s about increasing the profits and growing the business.

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