ocean fishing

A Guide to Eating Sustainable Seafood

A Guide to Eating Sustainable Seafood

Eating more seafood is a healthy choice. Seafood is a great source of lean protein and it also has many health benefits. Fish provides you with heart healthy omega-3 fatty acids, lowers your blood cholesterol, and provides you with ingredients that help improve your brain functions. Fish is also high in calcium for healthy bones, teeth and gums.

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Environmental Impacts of Ocean Fishing & Fisheries

Environmental Impacts of Ocean Fishing & Fisheries

Fisheries may be responsible for providing food, employment, economic resources and livelihood for many people in the country but they may also be responsible for altering ecosystems and causing damage to the environment. If fisheries and fish farms do not operate responsibly, they may potentially cause damage or alter the ocean fish stock’s ecosystem, deplete targeted species, as well as damage other species associated with the targeted species, especially if there is overfishing involved. They may also have various other negative effects on the environment, and ecosystem by causing pollution through poor choice of waste management and other practices if they are not kept under control.

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Salmon Farming At Domestic Fish Farms – Sustainable Aquaculture

Salmon Farming At Domestic Fish Farms – Sustainable Aquaculture

Wild caught fish have been a major source of seafood for many years in most parts of the American diet. If you have been eating seafood, it’s more than likely that your fish came from an overfished area. Growing fish in the United States would eliminate the need for fish imports and also ensure that the fish we eat come from sustainable and ethical methods of farming. Fish farming would not only take care of the increasing demands for protein, but it would also save the environment and the wild fish stocks in the oceans.

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