A recent study showed that genetically modified salmon can produce hybrids with brown trout, a closely related species. The study also showed that the GM hybrids were even more dominant in the natural ecosystem than their GM parents.
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The European Parliament voted this month to overhaul the European Union’s fisheries policy. The new plans – which are not fully adopted yet – rely on scientific data to determine sustainable levels of catching each species of fish.
Fish for Kids is another example of how feeding schoolchildren locally-sourced foods benefits the kids and the community.
U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization an estimated 53 percent of fisheries are considered fully exploited—harvested to their maximum sustainable levels—with no room for expansion in production. Population growth and a higher demand for dietary protein are putting increasing pressure on depleted stocks and threatened ecosystems.
Around the world, fisheries co-managed by local authorities and fishers themselves are emerging as a promising solution to replenishing depleting fish stocks.
A recent study suggests that commercial oyster farms might be the solution to the Bay’s water quality issues.
The BP oil spill has devastated beaches and fisheries along the Gulf coast. What does this disaster mean for our food supply? The answer really depends on who you ask.
With apologies to both Stephen King and Verizon Wireless, the “real” Dead Zones we need to talk about are hypoxic (low-oxygen) areas in the world’s water systems that can no longer support aquatic life. As Joshua Hill, over at Plantsave has eloquently said, Dead zones are created, in the beginning, by nitrogen (among other things). […]