Category Archives: ecosystems

keeping native fish as pets

The Native Fish Conservancy is about preserving the North American aquatic heritage. A group of like-minded conservationists, they are seeking other people, willing to donate time and skills to the ongoing development and production of the e-newsletter, the web site, … Continue reading

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sustainable aquaculture

According to William A. Wurts from the Kentucky State University, Cooperative Extension Program, Sustainable Aquaculture in the Twenty-First Century (a .pdf download – Reviews in Fisheries Science, 8(2): 141-150 (2000)) people have approached sustainability from three perspectives: environmental, economic, and … Continue reading

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Code of Practice for Sustainable Use of Mangrove Ecosystems

SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department (2005) has published a Code of Practice for Sustainable Use of Mangrove Ecosystems for Aquaculture in Southeast Asia. Objectives of the Code of Practice • To define principles, guidelines, and best practices for responsible aquaculture in mangrove … Continue reading

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Man in the Mangroves

The proceedings of a workshop held at Nong Nuch Village, Pattaya, Thailand, 27-31 May 1985, sponsored by the United Nations University and the National Research Council of Thailand have been edited by Peter Kunstadter, Eric C. F. Bird, and Sanga … Continue reading

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mangroves and shrimp farms

Mangroves have always naturally protected tropical coastlines from erosion. More recently, shrimp farms have applied pressures to the natural forests. In response to the clearing of the forests, mangrove ‘greenbelts’ are being used to prevent coastal erosion. Joan Martinez-Alier, from … Continue reading

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