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chinaChina will start using huge deep sea fish farming cages for 1,500 tons of salmon per season per cage

Shandong Wanzefeng Fishery said a fully submersible ocean fish farming net cage called Deep Blue No 1, the world’s biggest, was delivered to the shipyard of state-owned Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry on Friday. The 35-meter-high cage will be deployed in the …

chinaRemoving carbon from atmosphere can be simple and low tech

But “if you’re really concerned about coral reefs, biodiversity food production in very poor regions, we’re going to have to deploy negative emission technology at scale,” said Bill Hare of Climate Analytics, a science and policy institute. “I don’t …

aquacultureCurrent aquaculture tech could provide 100 times current seafood consumption

UCLA researchers found that over 11,400,000 km2 are potentially suitable for fish and over 1,500,000 km2 could be developed for bivalves. Both fish and bivalve aquaculture showed expansive potential across the globe, including both tropical and temperate countries. However, as …

crispr5 tons of Genetically modified salmon that grows twice as fast sold in Canada

AquaBounty Technologies in Maynard, Massachusetts, announced last week that it has sold about 4.5 tonnes of GM salmon fillets to unnamed customers in Canada – where the authorities last year gave approval for the produce to be sold as food. …

agricultureSo long Global Warming and thanks for all of the fish

About 37 percent of Earth’s land area is used for agricultural land. About one-third of this area, or 11 percent of Earth’s total land, is used for crops. The balance, roughly one-fourth of Earth’s land area, is pastureland, which includes …

environmentPermit sought for iron fertilization off coast of Chile to boost fish

The Oceaneos Marine Research Foundation of Vancouver, Canada, says that it is seeking permits from the Chilean government to release up to 10 tonnes of iron particles 130 kilometers off the coast of Coquimbo as early as 2018. But Chilean …

fishOcean fish farming could commercialize in 2018

InnovaSea Systems has raised $15 million to develop an all-in-one system for farming fish in the open ocean. They plan to bring the product to market in 2018. They will test its technology at fish farms in Panama and Mexico.

climate changeRussia developing hypersonic weapons expects breakthroughs in combat laser and electromagneticweapons

Russia is developing hypersonic weapons by using new materials, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov said on Thursday. “Coming next are hypersonic weapons, which require the use of principally new materials and control systems that operate in a completely different …

agricultureJapan will restart fifth nuclear reactor in July

Workers have begun loading nuclear fuel into a reactor at the Ikata power plant in western Japan. The operator plans to restart the reactor in late July. Shikoku Electric Power Co. started loading nuclear fuel Friday into a reactor at …

fishDepartment of Energy ESnet will carry 100 petabytes of data per month in 2016

The Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) is the mission network of the U.S. Department of Energy. This high-performance, unclassified network that is managed by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is moving into the newly-constructed Wang Hall on the Berkeley Lab campus. ESnet …