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A new report from NOAA's National Ocean Service reveals specific types of fish farming can be accomplished with minimal or no harm to the coastal ocean environment, provided proper planning and safeguards are in place.
In the 2013 Ocean Health Index (OHI) scientists point to food provision as the factor that continues to require serious attention.
By Thomas A Isles To the Editor: Your Sept. 5 article regarding Suffolk County's proposed shellfish aquaculture program in Peconic and Gardiners Bay, entitled "Shell Game: Baymen Battle over Proposed Program," was way off base in the characterization of the proposed program.
Thousands of oil and natural gas platforms in the Gulf of Mexico could be converted into deep-sea fish farms raising red snapper, mahi mahi, yellow fin tuna and flounder, under a plan backed by the Bush administration.
Desert greening is made up of any number of methods used to revitalize deserts. So far, only arid and semi-arid desert are meant when using this expression. The icy deserts and other types are considered to be unsuitable. The different methods include landscaping methods to reduce evaporation, erosion, consolidation of topsoil, temperature, sandstorms and more, permaculture in general, planting trees, regeneration of salty, polluted, or degenerated soils, floodwater retention and...