Can Farming the Ocean Help Save the Planet?

The The Nature Conservancy acknowledges the direct environmental benefits of farmed shellfish and believes shellfish aquaculture could save the planet!! “Aquaculture, particularly of shellfish and seaweed, is one area in which business and the environment are aligned. And creating more business opportunities for these types of aquaculture can actually benefit the environment. Farming these organisms takes “near zero input” — they require no land, freshwater, feed or fertilizers to produce. From an ecological standpoint, they just might be the closest thing to a “free lunch” that we can get.” Read full article here.

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