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Fish Farming

Meals of Mass Destruction: Shrimp

Wendy Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wendy Gordon

The shrimping industry itself is an environmental scourge much older than the oil spill. Farming is responsible for habitat destruction, while trawling for wild shrimp is harmful to the oceanic environment. So which is the lesser of the two evils?

9 Surprising Fish Farming Facts (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Travis Walter Donovan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Over 1 billion people across the world rely on fish as their main source of protein, mostly in developing countries. In America, fish consumption is ...

Eco Etiquette: 5 Farmed Fish That Get The Green Light

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at eco.etiquette@gmail.com. Questions may be edited for length and clarity. My friend said that I sho...

Farm-Raised Salmon Are Turning Our Oceans Into Polluted Feedlots

Tara Lohan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tara Lohan

Farming salmon, once a dream fish, has become a nightmare for the environment.

What Is Aquaponics? (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Wednesday, Organic Nation TV released a new video detailing an aquaponics operation in Flanagan, Illinois. Dorothee Royal-Hedinger writes, Myles Har...

Seafood Crisis: A vital conversation with Jean-Michel Cousteau.

Trey Borzillieri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Trey Borzillieri

"We stopped hunting on land and became farmers," said Cousteau. "We have to do the same thing as far as the ocean is concerned."

Eating Fish, Eating What?

Trey Borzillieri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Trey Borzillieri

The average consumer is so uninformed about fish that looking through the glass case and pointing is like hitting a button on a vending machine with signage in a foreign language.

Strange Connections: Midwest Farms and Floods Killing Gulf Fish?

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Ever hear of a "dead zone"? I don't mean the book by Stephen King. I'm referring a typically large swath of ocean that is so depleted of oxygen that most aquatic life caught in one either suffocate or escape the region.

Fish Farming Innovations

Sunil Chacko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sunil Chacko

A private university in Japan, through government grants and in collaboration with an affiliated commercial entity, completely cultured near-extinct bluefin tuna -- a first for the world.