About the UBA

The University Buddhist Association of UCLA is an organization of students, faculty, and community members who come together to learn about and practice Buddhism. We're a non-sectarian Buddhist group that welcomes all Buddhists and non-Buddhist of all faiths and traditions.

If you're interested in learning more about the UCLA Buddhist community, please come to our meetings.

When: Every Tuesday, 5:30 - 7:00pm
Where: University Catholic Center
633 Gayley Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90024

If you have any questions, please contact us at uba.ucla.online@gmail.com.
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Thursday, September 11, 2008

Eco-friendly Fish

As many Buddhists keep to vegetarian diets, many also do not. For those that don't, how can we contribute to helping the Earth as much as possible even by consuming meats?

The Environmental Defense Fund provides two great articles with information on the ten eco-best and eco-worst fish to eat. They provide information on the source of the fish, the capture methods, how it affects the environment, and how it affects your own health. Many of the non eco-friendly fish have high PCB and mercury levels that can be harmful to one's health. Here are the links to the two articles:

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