Fish & Fisheries

"Gulf Of Mexico Open For Fish-Farming Business"

"The Gulf of Mexico is now open for commercial fish farming.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced last month that, for the first time in the U.S., companies can apply to set up fish farms in federal waters.

The idea is to compete with hard-to-regulate foreign imports. But opening the Gulf to aquaculture won't be cheap, and it could pose environmental problems."

Source: NPR, 02/09/2016

"Climate Change Poses Threat To Fish Stocks, Study Finds"

"Over the coming decades, dozens of marine species from the Carolinas to New England will be threatened by the warming, changing currents and the increased acidity expected to alter the region’s waters, according to a new study by scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration."

Source: Boston Globe, 02/04/2016

"North Shore: A Natural History of Minnesota’s Superior Coast"

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"North Shore: A Natural History of Minnesota’s Superior Coast"

By Chel Anderson and Adelheid Fischer
University of Minnesota Press, $39.95

Reviewed by STEPHANIE HEMPHILL

“North Shore: A Natural History of Minnesota’s Superior Coast” is vast in scope, thought-provoking and poetic in places.

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