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Shrimp Farms' Tainted Legacy Is Target of Certification Drive


Green Lifestyle  (tags: ecosystems, environment, environment, aquaculture, eco-friendly, sustainable, Sustainabililty, technology, protection, water, green, greenliving, greenproducts, food, business, ecosystems, humans, society )

Cal
- 722 days ago - e360.yale.edu
As shrimp aquaculture has boomed globally to keep pace with surging demand, the environmental toll on mangroves and other coastal ecosystems has been severe. Now, conservation groups and some shrimp farmers are creating a certification scheme designed to



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John S. (297)
Tuesday August 7, 2012, 3:54 am
Noted.
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Tuesday August 7, 2012, 5:57 am
Noted. Thanks.
 

Arild Warud (159)
Tuesday August 7, 2012, 5:58 am
TY
 

John Gregoire (257)
Tuesday August 7, 2012, 6:28 am
Thanks
 

pam w. (191)
Tuesday August 7, 2012, 8:16 am
GOOD!
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Tuesday August 7, 2012, 12:00 pm
Noted, thanks.
 

Michael Kirkby (83)
Tuesday August 7, 2012, 4:11 pm
It's time to return to the old ways of commercial aqua farming in the sea and oceans so that these farms don't interfere with the local environmental health. Although the movement is still in its infancy it is gaining momentum slowly. Less commercial fish and crustacean farms and more dollars spent cleaning up our mess and utilizing fishing and aqua farming methods that will utilize the ecology wisely and reduce wasteful fishing methods such as the long lines and factory nets.
 
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