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Photo marketplace Picfair raises £1.5M, aims to ‘weaponise’ photographers

Picfair, the London-based photo marketplace founded by ex-journalist Benji Lanyado, has raised £1.5 million in new funding — capital it plans to use to market its “fair trade photography” proposition to the plethora of companies that need authentic photo content.<p>These include publishers, creative …

Alexis Ohanian

New technology to stop massive fish stock losses on farms being developed in Townsville - ABC Rural - ABC News

A hand-held device being developed at James Cook University (JCU) in Townsville could help reduce massive stock losses at fish farms.<p>Diseases and …

Aquaponics Makes a Splash at TED Talks

A few weeks ago, a staff member from the Institute of Aquaculture gave a fantastic presentation on aquaponics at an independently-organized ‘TED’ …

The new frontier for Big Agriculture is aquaculture

Forget beef, bread, and beans. Growth from factory farming will increasingly come not from the land, but from the sea. The latest sign comes from a bid by Cargill, the agriculture giant, to buy a leading Norwegian salmon-feed supplier for just shy of €1.4 billion ($1.5 billion). If successful, the …

Agriculture

The fish farm of the future - interactive

Fish farms have divided critics. But problems around pollution and the use of wild fish as feed could be resolved by a new, self-contained approach to fish farming.<p>A self-sustaining fish farm

A Massive Aquaponic Lettuce And Fish Farm Will Grow In A Brooklyn Warehouse

In a year, a startup plans to produce 180,000 pounds of food for local grocery stores and restaurants.<p>“We build industrial-scale ecosystems.” So says Jason Green, CEO and co-founder of Edenworks, a Brooklyn-based urban farming startup. Unlike a typical indoor farm–a sterile environment, sometimes …

Aquaponics

The Scary Thing About a Virus That Kills Farmed Fish

Zika and Ebola get all the headlines, but pathogens that threaten livestock and crops could be even more dangerous for humans.<p>In 2005, fishermen pulled out 316 tons of tilapia, a tasty freshwater fish, from the Sea of Galilee in Israel. But four years later, the catch had fallen to just 8 tons. …

Public Health

ISIS Is Running Fish Farms in the Desert to Generate Cash

As the militant group has been retreating and abandoning valuable oil fields, it’s been forced to find new ways to scrounge up dough, including car dealerships and fishing.<p>ISIS has been trending as the worst thing on Earth for a couple of years now. In that time, as various countries' armed forces …

Al-Qaeda

12 Mindfulness Quotes that Will Change the Way You Spend Your Life

Over the past couple of years, as I’ve watched my son grow from a baby into a remarkable little boy, I’ve learned that a young child can teach an …

Mindfulness

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Deadly salmon disease found in B.C. farmed stock, federal scientists say

It is not clear yet if HSMI disease in farmed Atlantic salmon could threaten B.C.'s wild salmon<p>A feared viral disease proven deadly in Norwegian fish …

Fish killed after disease found at 2 Colorado hatcheries

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Managers have killed fish at two Colorado hatcheries because of a bacterial kidney disease.

Kidney Disease

Fish are much smarter than you think

<b>Science has shown fish to be capable of collaboration, recognition, astonishing feats of memorization, and craving physical touch.</b><p>Fish are usually …

Fish

5 Things I Learned While Attempting Backyard Aquaculture

Fish farming has a poor reputation: antibiotic-dependent, polluting, and reliant on industrially produced corn and soybeans to fatten the fish. It …

Aquaculture

Tiny fish is a test of greatness

Gizzard shad can be an acquired taste. But it also depends greatly on the skill of the chef.<p>That’s why it is often said that sushi chefs judge each …

We’re Turning the Oceans Into Floating Pig Farms – All For One Unnecessary Reason

Fish take in water through their gills to breathe, so the quality of the water they live in is very important. The water that aquafarmed fish are …

Men's Health

If you're looking for a way to change up your bench press, here you go<p>The wearables company has just announced an arsenal of apps available to Ionic users<p>You don't have to be a dad to appreciate this<p>From beers to reindeers, this deal of the day has you covered<p>"As a result of ongoing discussions, …

Fast paced hovercraft racer 'Repulze' hits Google Play

Are you a fan of fast-paced racing games that feature on-track weapons and power-ups to help you win the race? If so, you’re going to want to check out Repulze, which has just touched down on Google Play.<p>This fast-paced hovercraft racer should certainly appeal both to fans of games like Wipeout and …

Google Play