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NOAA plans to open federal waters in Pacific to fish farming

NOAA plans to open federal waters in Pacific to fish farming


HONOLULU (AP) — As traditional commercial fishing is threatening fish populations worldwide, U.S. officials are working on a plan to expand fish farming into federal waters around the Pacific Ocean.

The government sees the move toward aquaculture as a promising solution to feeding a hungry planet. But some environmentalists say the industrial-scale farms could do more harm than good to overall fish stocks and ocean health.

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With the Trump cabinet picks so entrenched in capitalism and creating economic growth out of anything that moves this is bound to happen. It will be exploited and will, I have no doubt, do way more harm than good as no regulations or meaningful controls will be implemented as part of the plan.

2 Comments on NOAA plans to open federal waters in Pacific to fish farming

  1. Reblogged this on Scuba Divers and Marine Conservation and commented:
    Our Marine Life is starting to show improvement after years of work and now they want remove regulations for over fishing

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  2. As the worlds Oceans are being over fished around the world, Us opens Pacific waters to Fish Farming. How will this affect our sea life? Will they Have the new farms help in removing man made waist (plastics) from our oceans?

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