News features and technical articles about the evolution of aquaculture, one of the world’s fastest growing industries.

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Responsibility

Farming algal fuel: Economics challenge process potential

Algae offer advantages over terrestrial plants for biofuel production: short generation cycles and fast population growth. Algal fuel production would spare corn and soybeans for consumption as food for humans. 

Responsibility

New Zealand addresses social factors in aquaculture development

The regulatory system for aquaculture in New Zealand addresses social and cultural factors through legislation and policies that strongly utilize public consultation. The indigenous Mäori people, for example, play an integral role in aquaculture development.