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Federal aquaculture policies called disappointing, irresponsible

Federal aquaculture policies called disappointing, irresponsible

The following is a statement by Wenonah Hauter, Food & Water Watch executive director: “The Department of Commerce (DOC) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released their national policies on marine aquaculture. Sadly, these policies continue to promote the farming of fish in open ocean waters. On the plus side, Rep. Don Young […]

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Coalition champions sustainable fish production in Hawaii

Coalition champions sustainable fish production in Hawaii

MEDIA RELEASE Open ocean aquaculture (OOA) operations, also known as factory fish farms, are damaging Hawaii’s ocean ecosystems, impeding Native Hawaiian cultural practice, and sapping the local economy, according to a new coalition launched today at the State Capitol. The Pono Aquaculture Alliance (PAA) met with lawmakers Thursday to discuss viable local alternatives to factory […]

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