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Where in the World Can Aquaculture Deliver for People and Planet?

Where in the World Can Aquaculture Deliver for People and Planet?

The Nature Conservancy and NOAA scientists publish first-ever global guidance on top locations for sustainable shellfish and seaweed farming

The Nature Conservancy 08/2020

 

As the world faces increasing pressures to conserve vulnerable ocean environments,

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Could Seaweed Help Save Us From Climate Catastrophe?

Could Seaweed Help Save Us From Climate Catastrophe? 

Huffington Post 12/21/2020

 

The global livestock sector accounts for 14.5% of man-made greenhouse gasesmore than all of the world’s automobiles, the United Nations has reported.

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National Organic Standards Board (USDA) votes for increased oversight of wild native seaweed harvests

The algae habitat attached to the rocky coastline of our state today celebrates conservation win! Today the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) committee of the USDA organic program has decided that the harvest of seaweed for fertilizer needs more oversight, and has ruled that a task force must be formed to ensure greater accountability in the harvest of this primary resource.

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Sustainable Seaweed Workshop

Páirc Na Mara

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10/10/20 Slow Fish webinar

Plenty of Fish in the Sea: Exploring Aquaculture's Appetite for Wild Fish

We are often told "you are what you eat' but what about the food fed to the animals we eat?

This webinar will explore the diet of farmed salmon.

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Algae Online Course!

Introduction to Algae Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)

This course brings together some of foremost algae experts from industry and academia to share their experience and understandings of the fundamentals of algae. It will cover what algae are, why they are important,

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Support Local Citizens for SMART Growth: Salmon Farm

From: Local Citizens for SMART Growth: Salmon Farm

No Thanks, No Fish Tanks for ME! is a campaign launched by Local Citizens for SMART Growth (LCSG), a group formed in response to the possibility of a massive industrial salmon farm being built by Nordic Aquafarms,

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Feds to spend $30M to restore fish habitats Down East

From Bangor Daily News 

A state project to help four species of fish pass more easily between the ocean and lakes and rivers in eastern Washington County is getting a $30 million boost from the federal government.

The money will go toward restoration projects spread out over more than 300,000 acres in roughly 20 municipalities and townships in eastern Washington County,

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Cooke Aqua to pay Maine $150,000 for multiple violations

from responisible aquaculture 

Among several violations identified by state regulators, the Maine Department of Environmental Protection says the company exceeded fish density limits in its net pens, didn’t provide complete annual stocking notices on time, and didn’t properly sample for sulfides in facilities it operates off the coast of Maine.

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How Giant Kelp May Respond to Climate Change

from UC Davis Science & Climate

In a changing ocean, giant kelp’s reproductive success depends on where it’s from.

Hollarsmith’s study, published in the Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, examines how giant kelp may respond to increased ocean warming and acidification.

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