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For centuries, shipworms have vexed mariners by boring into – and consuming – the hulls of wooden ships and boats. Soon, though, we may actually be eating those "worms," as they have successfully been farmed for the first time.Continue ReadingCategory: Good Thinking, LifestyleTags: University of Plymouth, University of Cambridge, Aquaculture, Sustainable
The processing of foods typically generates a lot of wastewater, which has to be cleaned up before being released back into local waterways. According to new research, however, that water could first be put to use as a very effective fertilizer for farmed seaweed.Continue ReadingCategory: Environment, ScienceTags: University of Gothenburg, Chalmers University of Technology, Aquaculture, Algae, Se
One of the great ironies of salmon farming lies in the fact that even though the salmon themselves aren't wild-caught, their feed is partially made up of smaller fish that are. According to new research, it would be ecologically better if we just ate those feed fish ourselves.Continue ReadingCategory: Environment, ScienceTags: University of Cambridge, Aquaculture, Fish, Sustainability, Ecology is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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