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Welcome to week 2

In this article, we briefly introduce the topics of the second week and their structure.
2 fishes

Welcome to the second week of the course.

This week we will explore the following topics:

  • The barriers to sustainable wild-capture fisheries
  • The challenges of aquaculture management
  • The consequences of unsustainable practices for both environment & humans

In the first and second activities, you’ll explore the barriers to sustainable practices, with a focus on wild-capture fisheries.

You’ll also get insights into the challenges of aquaculture management, through articles on animal welfare and feed sourcing. The latter has gained a lot of public interest, due to growing concerns about the ethics of fish farming.

Finally, the third activity aims to help you better understand the consequences of unsustainable practices for both the environment & humans. You’ll explore the social costs of cheap seafood and get insights from Prof. Davidson on the causes and consequences of algal blooms.

We hope you will join the discussions throughout the week. Let’s get started!

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Sustainable Seafood: Barriers and Opportunities in the Fishing Industry

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