[permaculture] Nightly Business Report . A New Kind of Fish Farm | PBS
Lawrence F. London, Jr.
lfl at intrex.net
Thu Apr 5 19:22:55 EDT 2007
A New Kind of Fish Farm
Thursday, April 05, 2007
Image of fish swimming in the ocean.
Decades ago, fish farming involved breeding thousands of fish in inland ponds. Today, fish farming has expanded into the
oceans. NBR Reporter Joe Collum explains why the U.S. has yet to embrace this innovative form of aquaculture.
Related NBR Stories & Links
* 11-29-06: "Power Struggle" - Part 2 (Tidal Power)
* 11-27-06: Environmental Algae
* 04-11-06: High Tech Farming Takes Root
* 02-14-06: The Reel Deal: The Business of Bass Fishing
* Aquacopia Venture Partners
Aquacopia Venture Partners is an aquaculture venture capture firm. The firm's managing director, David Tze, is
interviewed in Joe Collum's report.
* Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) (PDF Document)
The EDF is a nonprofit organization dedicating to evaluating and solving environmental problems. Dr. Rebecca
Goldburg, an EDF Senior Scientist, is interviewed in Joe Collum's report. This links to a lengthy report by the
Environmental Defense Fund titled, "Murky Waters: Environmental Effects of Aquaculture in the US."
* National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
This links to the NOAA Central Library's Aquaculture Information Center. It includes links to basic aquaculture
information, statistics, and much more.
* University of Miami Rosenstiel School
The aquaculture work of the faculty and staff at the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and
Atmospheric Science is profiled in Joe Collum's report.
* University of New Hampshire
This links to the website of the Open Ocean Aquaculture program at the University of New Hampshire.
* World Aquaculture Society (WAS)
The World Aquaculture Society is an international non-profit organization dedicated to improving "communication
and information exchange within the diverse global aquaculture community."
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