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Fishy Farms: The Government’s Push for Factory Farming in Our Oceans

10.12.11<p>Over the past decade, people have become increasingly conscious about the environmental, cultural and economic repercussions of their food …

Ocean of trouble: Report warns of offshore fish farming dangers

Consumer advocacy group Food & Water Watch (FWW) released a new report today criticizing the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) …

Editorial

Ohana zones tough but worth $30M try<p>The state Legislature has carved out the money but none of the details for what it intends for “ohana zones,” the …

Fish Farmers Turn to Soybean Feed

Fish farmers are considering feeding their growing fish a vegetarian diet made from soybeans instead of smaller ocean fish. Soybean farmers hope the relative scarcity of ocean fish will open more markets for their crops. But trout and salmon don't like to eat feed made from soybeans. NPR's Snigdha …

Ocean Researchers Take Fish Farming Off Shore

Part II: Impact on Small Fishermen<p><b>Only Available in Archive Formats.</b><p>Real Media<br>• Windows<p>View Gallery<p>People around the world are eating a lot more fish — global consumption doubled in a recent 25-year period, to more than 90 million tons.<p><b>Ranking the Ecological Impact of Eating Fish</b><p>» <b>Seafood Choices:</b> …

Fishermen and the Impact of Aquaculture

Fish farming, or aquaculture, is becoming more prevalent as populations of wild fish decline and the world's appetite for seafood keeps increasing. The growth of the industry has left some commercial fishermen wondering if they'll suffer the same fate as small family farmers. NPR's Chris Arnold …

Marine Fisheries & Aquaculture Series: Farming The Seas – Offshore Aquaculture: Viewpoints | PBS

Offshore Aquaculture<p>Viewpoints<p>Dr. John Volpe<p><i>Assistant Professor of Invasion and Fisheries Biology at the University of Alberta.</i><p>The economies of scale …

Farmed Salmon

Farmed Salmon<p>Top<br>• Overview<br>• Why It Matters<br>• Impacts<br>• What WWF is Doing<p>Donate<p>Overview<p>70%<p>Salmon aquaculture is the fastest growing food production system in …

Fish below Fish Tail

<b>GOLD AT THE END OF THE RAINBOW</b><p>The trout is a carnivore fish from the salmon family. It is native to lakes and rivers of North America west of the …

Could Aquaculture Save the Oceans and Feed the World?

Mark Kwok has always loved the ocean. An avid diver and spear fisherman, he has travelled the planet in search of exotic fish and undersea adventure. …

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Aquaculture

FACT<p>United States produced $1.3 billion worth of aquaculture seafood in 2014<p>The United States produced $1.3 billion worth of aquaculture seafood in …

Return of the fish wars: Hatchery pits environmentalists against tribe

Chris Wilson / The Washington Post / Getty Images<p>LOWER ELWHA KLALLAM RESERVATION, Wash. — The Elwha, like so many coastal Natives, are salmon people. Their history of dugout canoes and hundred-pound chinook is inseparable from the glacial river that shares their name.<p>In late August, timed to the …

Aquaculture

Aquaponics 101 Part Five: Fish to Water Ratios

This is the fifth in a series of posts that are going to teach you much of what you need to know about Aquaponics. These posts are part of a book we …

Making Fish Farming Appetizing

There’s a certain appeal to fish farming, also known as aquaculture. Growing aquatic life in offshore pens, rivers, or big, terrestrial tanks seems …

Investing In A More Sustainable Future That Includes A Lot Of Farmed Fish

A $10 million fund called Aqua-Spark is betting on small and medium companies that can make the fish farming business a lot more palatable for the planet.<p>Seafood–even the stuff labeled as “sustainable”–doesn’t necessarily come from fish swimming wild and free in the oceans. Aquaculture, the …

Sector energético y agrícola, los grandes consumidores de agua

La excesiva extracción de agua para estas dos industrias pueden exacerbar aún más la escasez de agua de acuerdo con las Naciones Unidas. Se espera …

Can Farmed Fish Feed The World Without Destroying The Environment?

"The world's oceans and rivers and lakes are fished to their limit," says Richard Waite, a researcher with WRI. So the aquaculture industry has to …

Rory Young's answer to What do you think about the Melissa Bachman lion hunting controversy?

My grandfather was an oddball. He was seventy years old when my father was born and my father was thirty five when I was born, so of course I never …

Scrunchies return from the '90s to save wildlife being killed by cats

The '90s hair accessory, scrunchies, have found a new purpose other than making your teenage self look hip — they are being used to protect wildlife …

Wildlife

Wildlife Trusts report claims new M4 would increase in carbon emissions

CLIMATE change experts have claimed in a report released today that the controversial ‘black route’ chosen by the Welsh Government for the M4 relief …

Wildlife photographer wins climate change prize with ‘haunting’ image of drought-hit zebra

<b>A ‘haunting’ image showing the mummified remains of a zebra that died during a deadly drought in Africa has won a government-run competition on</b> …

What does Africa’s growth mean for its wildlife?

Africa has seen steady increases in economic growth over the past decade. GDP in sub-Saharan Africa was up 5% in 2013 and is estimated to have grown …

Falconry

For the unblack metal album, see Falconry (album).<p><b>Falconry</b> is the hunting of wild animals in its natural state and habitat by means of a trained bird …