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01-25-2022
Mariculture is highly sustainable and climate friendly
Food production is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), thus contributing to climate change. In comparison to livestock farming, marine aquaculture, or mariculture, has a significantly lower carbon footprint. This means that mariculture is a more sustainable option than land-based food production.  A new study led by the University of Adelaide and the Nature Conservancy has investigated mariculture’s unique potential to sustainably feed a rapidly growing human population.  According to the researchers, mariculture already constitutes 52 percent of the aquatic animal products people consume. These...
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