July 07, 2012 TIME Magazine
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 overexploited 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
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TO THE LAST FISH: CAPABLE OF FISHING 76,800 HOOKS PER DAY, JENSEN TO DESIGN ONE OF THE WORLD'S LARGEST INDUSTRIAL FISHING VESSELS http://sco.lt/8ugqB7
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/
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
August 24, 2013 Herald Scotland
SCIENTISTS CLAIM SEA LICE IN FISH FARMS KILL ONE THIRD OF WILD SALMON http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/scientists-claim-sea-lice-in-farms-kill-one-third-of-wild-salmon.21946288
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