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Aquaculture - Conferences - Oceanology International

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For the first time, the Oceanology International 2014 conference included a conference on aquaculture, reflecting the growing importance of this industry...

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Presentations at this UK conference have been published online, providing a useful overview of current issues and prospects for further aquaculture development.

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Sustainable Aquaculture: Five Strategies to Getting Growth Right

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A guest blog by Richard Waite of the World Resources Institute (WRI), Michael Phillips of WorldFish, and Randall Brummett of the World Bank.


The world’s appetite for fish is steadily growing. Finfish and shellfish currently make up one-sixth of the animal protein people consume globally. As the global wild fish catch peaked in the 1990s, aquaculture—or fish farming—has grown rapidly to meet world fish demand, more than doubling production between 2000 and 2012. New research shows that aquaculture production will need to more than double again between now and 2050 to meet the demands of a growing population.

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Continuing the theme of sustainability - this blog article from Worldfish and associated paper sets out some strategies for ensuring future sustainability in aquaculture

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