The lowest-impact label went to farmed bivalves and seaweeds; but there were also some surprises—e.g., wild and farmed salmon have the same footprint
Big fish sinking to the bottom of the sea could sequester millions of tons of carbon
That more diverse an aquatic area, the more nutrients make it to our plates
Researchers found that just one cubic meter of seawater has the same cooling energy as a solar farm the size of 68 football fields—or 21 wind turbines.
On the southwest coast of the England, near the town of Lyme Regis, scientists found that fish populations boomed when reefs were protected, even though some kinds of fishing continued.
Now that whaling has been outlawed for decades, populations are beginning to heal—but they face new threats.