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Saturday, March 27, 2010

“Tapped” - free April 1 screening hosted by Harvard Business School's Green Living Program

Film uncorks facts about the bottled water business

“Tapped,” an award-winning documentary from the producers of “Who Killed the Electric Car,” traces the path of the bottled water industry—and the fate of those caught at the intersection of big business and the public good. Catch a free screening hosted by the Harvard Business School's Green Living Program. Movie snacks and drinks will be provided. For more about the film, visit the “Tapped” movie Web site.Thursday, April 1, 3:30 p.m., Aldrich 208, Harvard Business School campus.

How Fish Feel Pain

Oxford University Press has just released Do Fish Feel Pain?, which can be purchased as a PDF through or as a physical book through online retailers.

Do Fish Feel Pain?

Braithwaite, Victoria

This multifaceted book explores recent scientific research of whether or not fish can experience pain but also explores human behavior in our relationship to and perception of fish.

We can no longer overlook mounting evidence that fish feel pain and suffer. To avoid eating mammalian flesh for ethical or moral reasons grounded in currently available evidence (that they suffer) requires including fish because evidence now shows that they, too, suffer violence because of their neurological capacities to organize sensation in complex bundles.