Monday, November 30, 2015

30/11/2015: Things to know about marine aquaculture
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Some 90 percent of seafood consumed by Americans is imported, yet the Obama administration's push to expand US marine aquaculture into federal waters has failed to see one offshore farm in operation, nearly two years after the first permit was issued, the Mail Online says.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is pushing for marine aquaculture production in the U.S. to jump by 50 percent by 2020. The federal agency says marine aquaculture is vital to relieving the pressure of fishing on oceans, creating coastal jobs and securing the nation's food supply.

Read the full article in the Mail Online HERE.

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