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Aquaculture

International
Aquaculture

India - Water-guzzling aquaculture eating into paddy lands in coastal Andhra

The environmental cost of this transformation is beginning to unfold as it has led to poor quality of soil and water as well as crop deterioration. Drinking water sources too are getting polluted

International
Aquaculture

CAN - Nova Scotia wants public to weigh in on fish farming as industry aims to expand in East Coast waters

As the aquaculture industry pushes for more salmon farming on the East Coast, public comment has opened for Nova Scotians to weigh in.

Coastwide
Aquaculture

USA - The case for land-based bivalve farming

While the oceans are still hugely efficient at producing bivalves such as mussels and oysters, it would be complacent not to consider a future when producing them in urban environments had its merits.

International
Aquaculture

World - Why The Aquaculture Industry Is Being So Heavily Funded

It's no secret that the planet is in danger. But, when that alarmingly-familiar idea comes to mind, many people probably think of deforestation, climate change, or big-business accidents like oceanic oil spills. Perhaps surprisingly, aquaculture has recently earned a place on the list of threats to the environment — a conundrum investors are actively working to remedy.

International
Aquaculture

World - Offshore fish farms: a new wave of food production … or the ‘wild west’ of ocean pollution?

Deep-sea aquaculture is proliferating around the planet, promising to ‘feed the world’. Yet many fear the harm this new frontier could wreak on marine life

International
Aquaculture

ECU - The High Price of Cheap Shrimp -

Our appetite is destroying a natural bulwark against climate change. BY

Coastwide
Aquaculture

World - How scientists are restoring the world's kelp forests

Kelp has been in the headlines lately as a seaweed with significant carbon-sequestering capability. So far, farmed kelp has gotten most of the spotlight, but whether wild or farmed, the discoveries scientists make today could assist all kinds of kelp in thriving in a rapidly climate-changing world.

Coastwide
Aquaculture

USA - Center for Food Safety: Nationwide aquaculture permit may violate Endangered Species Act

The Center for Food Safety, working with other environmental groups, gave notice of plans to sue federal officials for alleged violations of the Endangered Species Act.

Pacific Northwest
Aquaculture

OR - Ocean acidification raises economic concerns for shellfish hatcheries

At Whiskey Creek Shellfish Hatchery on the Oregon coast, baby oysters are hatched, raised, then sold to oyster farms throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Gulf of Mexico
Aquaculture

Potential aquaculture sites in Gulf of Mexico concern commercial fishermen

Capt. Casey Streeter’s crew is waist deep in the commercial icebox on its 36-foot Thompson boat. Ice is shoveled overboard, while fish are pulled from the ice into bins, some separated by size and others by species. What was once a dry surface on the ice box and boat floor is now covered with melted ice and the occasional drop of blood.

International
Aquaculture

CN - Fish feed is greatest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions in China's aquaculture industry

The term aquaculture describes the breeding, rearing and harvesting of organisms such as fish, shellfish and algae in all types of water. It is becoming an increasingly important source of protein for people in many countries and regions.

Northeast
Aquaculture

ME - Giant aquaculture not the right answer

Thank you for your balanced coverage on the PUC’s decision to support CMP’s expansion of the power grid to benefit Nordic Aquafarms.

Southeast
Aquaculture

FL - EPA grants permit for Ocean Era aquaculture demonstration project off of Sarasota County

The EPA approved the permit for the Ocean Era aquaculture demonstration project in federal waters off of Sarasota County on June 8 – the same day another federal agency opened its public comment period on nine potential aquaculture sites in the Gulf of Mexico.

International
Aquaculture

CAN - Seaweed: The Ocean's Superpower

Kove Ocean Foods is on a mission to improve human health, support coastal communities and heal the Earth, by creating the tastiest, most delicious and nutritious foods made with seaweed.