Can farmed fish feed the world sustainably?

The world's population is expected to soar by 2.5 billion people by 2050, bringing a host of global challenges – including how to feed so many hungry mouths.

Video: Saving salmon, one embryo at a time

For the past 15 years, aquacultural salmon farmers in Maine have struggled with plummeting embryo survival rates, forcing them to drastically increase the number of eggs they produce—which comes with a hefty price tag. ...

Sentinel-1 counts fish

Images from the Sentinel-1A satellite are being used to monitor aquaculture in the Mediterranean, in another example of the mission's contribution to food security, as fisheries become the main source of seafood.

Making fish farming more sustainable

The American Heart Association recommends that we eat fish at least twice a week, since fish are high in protein, low in saturated fats and rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Global per capita fish consumption has almost doubled ...

Things to know about marine aquaculture

Some 90 percent of seafood consumed by Americans is imported, yet the Obama administration's push to expand U.S. marine aquaculture into federal waters has failed to see one offshore farm in operation, nearly two years after ...

New nitrite sensor making waves in Europe's aquaculture sector

The sensor was developed through the EU-funded AQUALITY project and is the first to have been designed specifically with aquaculture in mind. Fish farmers have until now had to rely on monitoring tools designed for general ...

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