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Drastic change needed in aquaculture industry

Feature story | January 27, 2008 at 17:00

Aquaculture as it is currently practised is not the answer to depleted wild fish stocks. On the contrary, the booming global aquaculture industry is seriously threatening marine and freshwater ecosystems and undermining food security across the...

Challenging the aquaculture industry on sustainability

Publication | January 27, 2008 at 17:00

Bluefin fraud and bluefin farms

Blog entry by Sarah King | December 9, 2009

The northern Atlantic bluefin tuna's relative, the southern bluefin tuna has been getting lots of media attention recently for two unrelated, but equally controversial, issues. A study conducted by Columbia University and the...

Lots of fish farm planning, not a lot of foresight

Blog entry by Sarah King | March 6, 2009

Yet another aquaculture development project was announced this week and this time, for a change of taste, it was for cod. As I read the announcement on the DFO website that the the gov of Canada and the Newfoundland dept. of...

Eating Down the Chain

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | May 27, 2009 2 comments

"Eating down the chain" refers to the way we've harvested our oceans since...well, always.  We take the bigger fish higher on the food chain, like tuna and cod.  If we continue this way, our kids and grandkids will be eating plankton...

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