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I Am Skooter
So here's us, on the raggedy edge.
Meanwhile in the forest / In a parliament of trees, The ink will crack and dry all up, But the compass will swing anyways. And we don't need mathematics / And we don't need submarines
— Rheostatics, Northern Wish
November 1, 2001
Astaxanthin? If I can’t pronounce it, should I really be eating it?
“When the fish near market size, farmers add astaxanthin, a pigment similar to beta-carotene, to their feed to give their gray flesh a salmony pinkish glow…The pharmaceutical giant Hoffman-La Roche, a leading supplier of astaxanthin to salmon farms, distributes a “SalmoFan” - kind of like a paint-store swatch - to let farmers perfect the desired hue.”
- "Aquaculture’s Troubled Harvest", Bruce Barcott, Mother Jones, November/December 2001 pp. 45

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