Going Green

Friday, July 25, 2008

Salmon Farming Organic Style

This is an interesting article about salmon farming. One of the things that stands out to me is that salmon farming, like beef production and other farming operations, is going organic. It isn't just about farm-raised versus wild anymore.

The salmon business: Can marine farming ever be eco friendly?

Every day, a million Britons tuck into salmon, and demand is rising fast. Marine farming is the supermarkets' answer – but can it ever be eco-friendly?

Martin Hickman reports
Thursday, 24 July 2008

Salmon is an easy fish to love. Simple and tasty, its pink flesh is pulled from supermarket shelves and transformed into an array of increasingly exotic dishes.

Fried with wasabi, baked with sea-salt, or served Thai-style on a bed of noodles, the Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) is an everyday stalwart of the nation's cookery shows, recipe books and domestic kitchens.

So common, in fact, that...(complete article here).

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