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Issues in Aquaculture 1

Issues in Aquaculture

History Artisanal (subsistence) aquaculture has been around a long time. Generally low-intensity culture that relied on natural sources of propagules, water, and food, e.g. low-intensity shrimp culture in tropical areas, with yields of 0.1 kg m-2 y-1. Modern aquaculture involves extremely high densities of organisms (e.g. shrimp yields > 3 kg m-2 yr-1) , and …

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A Fishy Tale: Part 5

Why Act Now? Now is the crucial time to act on Genetic Engineering in general, and GE aquaculture -specifically- for the following 9 reasons: Many Wild populations, such as the Atlantic Salmon, already face extinction due to non-GE aquaculture. Yet the risks of GE fish-farming surpass even the risks of other types of aquaculture- like over-fishing. Companies …

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A Fishy Tale: Part 3

GE Agriculture vs. GE Aquaculture Industrial agriculture and industrial aquaculture have shifted largely sustainable forms of food production to entirely unsustainable monocultures. These monocultures are hooked into the global economy, requiring industrial inputs- including machinery, fossil fuels, chemicals and pesticides. Unsustainable monocultures have been actively promoted by western governments, MNC‘s and the World Bank. This …

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A Fishy Tale: Part 2

What Exactly is Genetic Engineering? Genetic Engineering is the creation of entirely new organisms which nature could never produce. By isolating small sections of DNA (called genes) from one species and planting them within the DNA of another species. The techniques used to isolate and embed these genetic strands vary. Enzymes are commonly used to …

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Top 10 Salsa Recipes - How to stir store bought salsa 3

Top 10 Salsa Recipes – How to stir store bought salsa

Recently, Jorjette sampled more than three dozen salsa recipes, ranging from familiar to exotic and from mild to incendiary. We tried this salsa recipes on grilled chicken, plain rice, and poached shrimp to see how they paired with different foods. Here are 10 salsa recipes we really liked, and some of our comments Chi-Chi’s Chunky …

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