July 07, 2012 TIME Magazine
THE END OF THE LINE. Fish are the last wild food, but our oceans are being picked clean. Can farming fish take the place of catching them?
"Fish are the last wild food," says Paul Greenberg, author of Four Fish, one of the best books on the state of seafood. "And we're just realizing it."
But we may be coming to that realization too late, because it turns out that even the fathomless depths of the oceans have limits. The U.N. reports that 32% of global fish stocks are over-exploited or depleted and as much as 90% of large species like tuna and marlin have been fished out in the past half-century. Once-plentiful species like Atlantic cod have been fished to near oblivion, and delicacies like bluefin tuna are on an arc toward extinction. A recent report by the International Programme on the State of the Ocean found that the world's marine species faced threats "unprecedented in human history" — and overfishing is part of the problem. Read more: http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,2081796,00.html#ixzz2Ll3nuhqO
FACTORY FARMED FISH
THE MASSIVE POLLUTION AND CONDITION UNDER A FISH FARM IN NORWAY : Lerøy west (English subtitle) - YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nAIShIjPbIE
April 27, 2013 Main Sun Journal
AQUACULTURE OPERATOR TO PAY $490,000 AFTER ILLEGAL PESTICIDE USE KILLS LOBSTERS IN CANADA http://www.sunjournal.com/news/maine-business/2013/04/27/cooke-aquaculture-pay-490000-after-illegal-pestici/1354960
SCOTTISH FISH FARMERS USE RECORD AMOUNTS OF PARASITE PESTICIDES DESTROYING MARINE ECOSYSTEMS http://sco.lt/4i52I5
FISH FARMING — A SAD "SOLUTION" TO AN UNNECESSARY PROBLEM | J. Morris Hicks, author http://hpjmh.com/2011/07/17/fish-farming-a-sad-solution-to-an-unnecessary-problem/
AQUAFARMING: Scottish fish farmers use record amounts of parasite pesticides - Destroying Marine Ecosystems http://www.scoop.it/t/our-oceans-need-us/p/2663697390/aquafarming-scottish-fish-farmers-use-record-amounts-of-parasite-pesticides-destroying-marine-ecosystems
UNLEASHING GENETICALLY ENGINEERED SALMON ONTO YOUR DINNER PLATE - NO Regulation, NO Oversight, NO Labeling
THE BUSINESS CASE FOR SEAFOOD TRACEABILITY
ECO-LABELING - SUSTAINABLE SEAFOOD?
▶ WRECKING THE OCEAN ECOSYSTEM: OVERFISHING, COLLAPSING FISHERIES, OCEAN DEPENDENT SPECIES STARVING http://sco.lt/6bO2nR