In general, aquaculture already has a relatively small carbon footprint compared to other forms of industrial meat farming. The news gets better though – aquaculture can reduce that footprint further. Some of those reductions can happen right at the farm itself, with the help of renewable energy.
Every year over 100 vessels of Asian origin come to the Falklands to hunt for squid under the cover of night. They are powered with thousands of kilowatts of light bulb power and kilometres of fishing lines armed with thousands of jigs (hooks with fluorescent bait). Join Tomek Zawadowski as he shows, though his photographs, the life of these fishers at sea.
As you probably have heard a million times – fish stocks are declining, but the demand for fish is increasing. But what you might not have heard is that every year, 30 million tons of fish are discarded. As guest contributor Jessica Tengvall explains, this wasteful practice is a problem that stems from regulations and economics.