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Monday, June 27, 2011

Aquaculture Set to Be First Doctoral Program at UAPB

arkansasbusiness.com, 27 June 2011

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has been preparing for this moment for more than 10 years, said Carole Engle, director of UAPB's Aquaculture & Fisheries Center. She's talking about the university's plans to offer its first doctoral program, in aquaculture and fisheries.

Aquaculture plan 'set back by years'

Nelson Mail, 23 June 2011

An interim High Court decision will hold up plans to expand marine farming in Tasman and Golden Bays by several years and require a new round of consultation and potential litigation. At stake are tens of millions of dollars in potential income, and possibly hundreds of new jobs.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Time to Streamline Oyster Farming Regulations

The Baltimore Sun, 22 June 2011

Regarding Tim Wheeler's recent article on oyster farming ("State's oyster farmers snagged in red tape," June 20), I would like to offer my insights on this subject as a member of the Maryland oyster aquaculture industry. As Mr. Wheeler sought to convey, while nearly everyone agrees that oyster aquaculture represents a beneficial use of the water and should be encouraged,

Sustainably Farmed Seafood Key To Food Security

TheFishSite, 14 June 2011

The report investigates the environmental impact of the world's major aquaculture production systems and species, and today offers a first-ever global assessment of trends and impacts of cultivated seafood.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Dealing with the Aquaculture Dilemma

thinkprogress, 19 June 2011

Not sitting in front of your computer screen with your arm in the air, are you? With the exception of the occasional bit of boar or venison, virtually every piece of meat Americans consume is cultivated for the purpose of being devoured.

Treat Aquaculture on a Par with Agriculture: Kiran

The Hindu, 18 June 2011

Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumr Reddy has requested the Union government to treat aquaculture on a par with agriculture and make a formal declaration to that effect to enable aqua farmers to get income tax concessions, insurance coverage, credit support, etc.

Farmed Fish Feed More, Pollute Less

VOANews, 17 June 2011

Farmed fish, if raised sustainably, can help feed the world, according to a report by the WorldFish Center, a private group that advocates sustainable fishing.