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2012-02-09 11:29:14

Ocean fish farming is a growing industry that may need increased monitoring and regulation, and Google Earth can be a powerful tool to that end, according to a study published in the Feb. 8 issue of the online journal PLoS ONE. The researchers, led by Pablo Trujillo of the University of British Columbia, used Google Earth satellite images of the Mediterranean to identify sites and sizes of fish farms. They examined 91% of the Mediterranean coast and counted over 21,000 fish cages, the...

2011-12-07 14:47:53

Environmental standards for farm-raised seafood often fall short A new report released today by the University of Victoria ranks eco-labels intended to distinguish seafood produced with less damage to the environment. It is the first study to evaluate how eco-labels for farmed marine fish compare to unlabeled options in the marketplace. "How Green is Your Eco-label?" is designed to help seafood buyers sort through competing sustainability claims and better identify those labels that...

2011-09-27 07:00:00

Tooth Soap, Inc., innovator of Tooth Soap®, the leading all natural/organic and non-toxic alternative to toothpaste, unveils its newest contribution to inspiring the world towards sustainability: an urban aquaponics system. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 27, 2011 Tooth Soap®, Inc. has long stood at the forefront of combining health and wellness with organic oral care. Knowing the crucial role a healthy diet plays in building strong teeth and gums, Tooth Soap®, Inc. has actively...

2011-08-12 00:00:02

An aquaponics project designed to grow fresh fish and produce for poverty-stricken Nigerians has commercial applications for Cincinnati area restaurants, co-ops, greenhouses, and farmers. Chuck Proudfit, president of At Work on Purpose, the nation's largest city-wide faith-at-work ministry, describes how the project designed to aid Nigeria's poor may also help Cincinnati's urban core. Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) August 10, 2011 A Cincinnati aquaponics prototype built to bring fresh fish and...

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2011-06-10 11:08:21

Fish farming is the world's fastest growing food production method and is projected to continue rising to meet the demands of an increasing world population. ESA's new Aquaculture project will support sustainable aquaculture by developing an information service based on state-of-the-art remote sensing. Satellites can provide a wealth of data on waves, sea-surface temperature and ocean color "“ all highly useful for planning where to establish new fish farms. "Sustainability depends on...


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2007-04-03 00:22:49

The Walking catfish, Clarias batrachus, also known as the Magur or Pla Duk Dam, is a species of air breathing catfish with the ability to "walk" out of the water and across land. Its "walk" is more like a sort of wriggling motion with snakelike movements, as well as using its pectoral fins as "legs". This fish normally lives in slow-moving and often stagnant waters in ponds, swamps, streams and rivers (Mekong and Chao Phraya basins), flooded rice paddies or temporary pools which may dry up....

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