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Aquaculture

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 ...

Scientists Develop Fish With Six-Pack Abs That Could Benefit Aquaculture Industry

Mother Nature Network | Stephanie Rogers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The trout are bizarrely muscular, with rippling abdomens that resemble six-pack abs and dorsal humps that give the impression of bulked-up shoulders. ...

Solving Seafood -- Sustainably

Julie Packard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Julie Packard

I just returned from the Seafood Choices Alliance Seafood Summit in Paris, a gathering of over 600 business and NGO leaders concerned about the future of seafood.

Turning the Tide for Seafood

Julie Packard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Julie Packard

Ocean life is today threatened as never before. Human activities are taking their toll, and nothing exacts a greater price than the industrial scope and scale of fishing to feed our growing appetite for seafood.

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.

The Pescatore's Dilemma

Cathy Erway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Cathy Erway

Seafood has enjoyed a long history of acceptance among people who otherwise do not eat meat. Yet today's food gurus are placing pescatarianism at the height of ravenously irresponsible eating.

Chile's Salmon Farms Verging on Breakdown

Dan Imhoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dan Imhoff

One recent story that should have generated some rather large waves has made only a minor splash. Chile's salmon farming industry, second only to Norway's, is on the verge of collapse.

The Ultimate Ocean Ranch

Patrick Takahashi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Patrick Takahashi

Projections show that even with the increasing world population and a shift of nutritional patterns away from red meat towards seafood, actual fish production will decline in the future.