Farming fish for the future by Brian Halweil

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Published by Worldwatch Institute in Washington, DC .

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  • Fish culture -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Fish culture -- Economic aspects.,
  • Aquaculture -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Aquaculture -- Economic aspects.,
  • Aquaculture industry -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Aquaculture industry -- Economic aspects.,
  • Seafood -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Seafood -- Economic aspects.,
  • Seafood industry -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Seafood industry -- Economic aspects.,
  • Fish management areas -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Fish management areas -- Economic aspects.,
  • Salmon farming -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Salmon farming -- Economic aspects.,
  • Shrimp culture -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Shrimp culture -- Economic aspects.

About the Edition

The world"s seafood diet will soon be comprised of over half farmed fish. Very serious environmental impacts from farming seafood are prevalent and enumerated. Some better practices and innovations are offered to alleviate the environmental concerns.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 37-46) and index.

Book details

Other titlesWorldwatch report 176
StatementBrian Halweil ; Lisa Mastny, editor.
SeriesWorldwatch report -- 176
ContributionsMastny, Lisa., Worldwatch Institute.
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23103638M
ISBN 101878071858
ISBN 109781878071859

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Breakthrough Institute’s conservation programme director Linus Blomqvist explores how to make the practice more sustainable. A fish farm in Chantaburi, Thailand.

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Smart Farming is a farming management concept using modern technology to increase the quantity and quality of agricultural products.

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