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.