Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture Systems: The Need for a New Social Contract for Aquaculture Development

  title={Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture Systems: The Need for a New Social Contract for Aquaculture Development},
  author={Barry Antonio Costa-Pierce},
  journal={Marine Technology Society Journal},
  • B. Costa-Pierce
  • Published 1 May 2010
  • Biology, Engineering
  • Marine Technology Society Journal
l Ecohistories of aquaculture suggest that aquaculture is a natural part of human development throughout history and that modern, industrial aquaculture could strengthen its social and ecological roots by articulating its evolution along a sustainability trajectory and by adopting fully the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) ecosystems approach to aquaculture (EAA; Soto et al., 2008). The EAA creates a new code for global aquaculture development, combining into one common framework the two… 

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