The Fate of Nitrogen and Phosphorus Discharged from Open-Ocean Aquaculture Facilities

A PhD DISSERTATION PROPOSAL (Abbreviated Version) [spacing amount="10"] By Aaron W. Welch, University of Miami [spacing amount="10"] Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences and Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy [spacing…

Why do americans dislike fish farming?

In America, fish farming — or aquaculture — usually elicits a neutral or negative response from people. Why? By Keith Hayse-Gregson & James Diana www.EarthSky.org Walk past a koi or carp pond in a business park, and you don’t typically…

The Blue Food Revolution

February 2011 Scientific America [spacing amount="10"] New fish farms out at sea, and cleaner operations along the shore, could provide the world with a rich supply of much needed protein. Download the article below. [divider] [spacing amount="10"] [pdf…

Polyculture: The New Aquaculture?

www.SustainableOceanProject.com Polyculture is a sustainable and more productive way to farm-raise products from the sea. So why isn’t every aquaculture operation in the world doing it? SOP profiles this ancient technique and speaks to its…

The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2010

As the world endeavours to recover from the combined impact of a global food price crisis, financial crash and economic recession, many hundreds of millions of people are facing increased uncertainty and real hunger. It is in this context that…

'Ghost nutrients' from fish farms are transferred up the food web by phytoplankton grazers

Paraskevi Pitta, Manolis Tsapakis, Eugenia T. Apostolaki, Tatiana Tsagaraki, Marianne Holmer, Ioannis Karakassis [spacing amount="10"] ABSTRACT: Several studies have failed to detect significant changes in chl a content of the water column in…

Sustainability of meat-based and plant-based diets and the environment 2003

David Pimentel and Marcia Pimental [spacing amount="10"] ABSTRACT Worldwide, an estimated 2 billion people live primarily on a meat-based diet, while an estimated 4 billion live primarily on a plant-based diet. The US food production system…