Farming Fish in Open Ponds

(lively music) – [Voiceover] Increasingly, the fish that consumers buy begin life in hatcheries, and are reared in ponds such as this one. Throughout the Eastern seaboard, a new industry has been developing, aquaculture, the raising of fish under managed conditions whether in net pens, cages, tanks, or open ponds. Private growers and government agencies […]

Growing Fish in Greenhouses

NARR: Salad greens and fish go very well together. And they grow very well together, too. Arugula, watercress and yellow perch are growing together in greenhouses on a busy street in Milwaukee. it’s a promising experiment at a place called Growing Power. The community-based urban farm grows food for local groceries and restaurants. Those markets […]

Fish and Aquaculture – America’s Heartland: Episode 914

America’s Heartland is made possible by… Farm Credit – Financing agriculture and rural America since 1916. Farm Credit is cooperatively owned by America’s farmers and ranchers. Learn more at CropLife America – Representing the companies whose modern farming innovations help America’s farmers provide nutritious food for communities around the globe.  >>Hi, I’m Sarah Gardner. […]

Sustainable Aquaculture

One third of our global population is actually dependent for food on our oceans and seas. The environmental problems associated with commercial fishing in Europe are catching other species than what is intended kor catching larger amounts than what the fish populations can sustain. We have to look at something beyond fishing because I don’t […]

Farms under the sea could feed the world in 2050

This small mussel farm off the coast of California is a window into the future of feeding the planet. – You can feed a vast majority of the world’s populations on mussels alone. Earth’s population is growing so fast that we’ll need to produce more food in the next 50 years than we’ve raised in […]

Now Go Build with Werner Vogels EP3 – Bergen

(dramatic violin) – [Werner] Public opinion is gradually changing, but, they’re still many of them are skeptical. We did have issues, in the 80’s and early 90’s with diseases and the use of antibiotics. And the public opinion is shaped by some of these problems. The situation now is very different. Our planet and our […]

The Future of Seafood – Full Episode

It is estimated there will be two billion more people on the planet by mid-century. Growing enough food for this booming world population without serious environmental impacts is one of the greatest challenges to face humanity. The same way that we have been through the Green Revolution, with aquaculture right now we’re going through the […]

The Digital Salmon

Salmon farming in Norway generates billions of euros annually, and has grown into one of Norway’s biggest export industries. The value of a single salmon has on occasion surpassed that of a barrel of oil. But salmon are carnivores by nature, and fish oil and fish meal have become scarce resources in producing fish feed. […]


Hi. This is Mr. Andersen and this is environmental sciences video 20. It is on fishing. These are the famous Sri Lankan stilt fisherman trying to eek out a living catching fish in the surf. They make most of their money actually on tourists. But this is commercial fishing. We have been able to catch […]

Dan Barber: How I fell in love with a fish

So, I’ve known a lot of fish in my life. I’ve loved only two. That first one, it was more like a passionate affair. It was a beautiful fish: flavorful, textured, meaty, a bestseller on the menu. What a fish. (Laughter) Even better, it was farm-raised to the supposed highest standards of sustainability. So you […]