defining aquaculture and its role in the food production system

As the world's population grows, so does its demand for animal proteins which puts a great deal of pressure on natural populations. Agriculture has helped to reduce such pressures on land animals [albeit causing other problems in the process]. Aquaculture is the aquatic version of agriculture in that fresh and saltwater organisms are farmed. Farming …

eutrophication, choking the life out of a body of water near you?

In the height of the summer heat, being able to jump into a cool, clear is one of life's simple pleasures. But it seems that more and more that our lakes don't look quite the same as they used to. We don't see the same fish jumping up to snap up a tasty June bug. …