Farmed cod proves unsustainable

Just as we are about to leave for our university field trip on fishing, the Guardian reports that the company involved with aquaculture of cod in the Shetland islands has gone into bankruptcy.  The administrator is reported to have said that farming cod organically was too expensive – the fish had cost twice the price of wild cod.  Read the article here

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Po Valley Rice Production

Rice growing in flooded field, Piemonte

This is a piece I wrote as a university report about rice production after our field trip on rice in May 2007 when we visited two producers in the province of Vercelli, Piemonte, Italy…

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