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Swimming in Circles Aquaculture and the End of Wild Oceans

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ISBN-10: 1560257563

ISBN-13: 9781560257561

Edition: 2007

Authors: Paul Molyneaux

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Swimming in Circles is a searing tale of the bold plan to farm the world's oceans, the story of aquaculture, and the Blue Counter-Revolution. Expanding on the author's year-long study of the shrimp and salmon aquaculture industries as an Alicia Patterson Foundation Fellow, the book lays out the rationale behind aquaculture development: increasing the world food supply and creating jobs in areas hard hit by declining landings in wild fisheries. However, reality is something else entirely: ravaged ecosystems and bankrupted local economies. The author expands on his existing case studies, near his homes in eastern Maine and Sonora, Mexico, and links them to events around the world.
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 1/9/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

The Expanding Universe
A Beautiful Fish
Endless Naked Shrimp
The Aquaboom
The Boys
Hitting the Limits
The Spiral Path
The Precautionary Approach
The Plagues
The Collapsing Universe
The Great Escape
Growing Pains
Globalization of the Ocean
Ecological Economics: Welcome to the Real World
The End of the Wild
The Fish Market: Getting Less for More
Voices from Home
Go Wild
Fisheries Survivors
Agiabampo to Lubec
The Last Wild Eggs
Epilogue: The Race
Bibliography and Selected References