Fish farms feed millions of people around the world, but they also consume a lot of fish that are dried or ground up to make aquafeed. Researchers are developing more sustainable alternatives.
Dec. 14, 2020 • ~7 min
sustainability fish seafood aquaculture nutrition water-pollution food-security microalgae omega-3-fatty-acids salmon innovation-and-invention sustainable-seafood sardines
Mud blister worms make their homes in the shells of oysters and other shellfish, where they weaken their hosts.
June 3, 2020 • ~7 min
biology shellfish worms calcium-carbonate aquaculture food-webs ecosystems invasive-species parasites zoology scallops abalone larvae
A new study estimates that mangroves prevent over $65 billion in damage from coastal storms every year, and says mangrove protection should be funded in the same way as infrastructure like seawalls.
March 10, 2020 • ~8 min
climate-change insurance hurricanes aquaculture coasts mangroves tropical-storms ecosystem-services coastal-defences coastal-development