Aquaculture, Innovation and Social Transformation

Aquaculture, Innovation and Social Transformation

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Keith Culver and David Castle Introduction Aquaculture is at the leading edge of a surprisingly polarized debate about the way we produce our food. According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, aquaculture production has increased 8. 8% per year since 1970, far surpassing productivity gains in terrestrial meat production at 2. 8% in the same period (FAO 2007). Like the ‘green revolution’ before it, the ‘blue revolution’ in aquaculture promises rapidly increased productivity through technology-driven - tensi?cation of aquaculture animal and plant production (Costa-Pierce 2002; The Economist 2003). Proponents of further aquaculture development emphasize aq- culture’s ancient origins and potential to contribute to global food security d- ing an unprecedented collapse in global ?sheries (World Fish Center; Meyers and Worm 2003; Worm et al. 2006). For them, technology-driven intensi?cation is an - dinary and unremarkable extension of past practice. Opponents counter with images of marine and freshwater environments devastated by intensive aquaculture pr- tices producing unsustainable and unhealthy food products. They view the promised revolutionasascam,nothingmorethanclever marketingbypro?t-hungry ?shfa- ers looking for ways to distract the public from the real harms done by aquaculture. The stark contrast between proponents and opponents of modern aquaculture recalls decades of disputes about intensive terrestrial plant and animal agriculture, disputes whose vigor shows that the debate is about much more than food production (Ruse and Castle 2002).

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789048180028
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 11/19/2010
Series: The International Library of Environmental, Agricultural and Food Ethics , #17
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2008
Pages: 346
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Aquaculture, Innovation and Social Transformation

Edited by Keith Culver and David Castle

Table of Contents

0.0 Keith Culver and David Castle: Editors’ General Introduction

1.0 Animal welfare in aquaculture
1.1 Felicity Huntingford: Animal Welfare in Aquaculture
1.2 Gilly Griffin: Science and Governance Issues in Aquaculture Animal Welfare
1.3 Sunil Kadri: Welfare and Aquaculture Industry Practice

2.0 Knowledge management and intellectual property issues
2.1 Keith Culver: The Mark of Innovation in Aquaculture: the Role of Intangible Assets
2.2 Brad Hicks: New School Fish Production vs Old School Fish Harvesting
2.3 Tom Sephton: Return on Investment or How Not to Pay Commercial Licenses for Your Own Technology

3.0 The environmental sustainability of aquaculture
3.1 Kenneth Black: Environmental Aspects of Aquaculture
3.2 Marc Saner: Ethics, Governance and Regulation and the Environmental Aspects of Aquaculture
3.3 Fiona Cubitt, Kevin Butterworth and Scott McKinley: A Synopsis of Environmental Issues Associated with Salmon Aquaculture in Canada

4.0 The interaction between traditional knowledge and modern aquaculture
4.1 Larry Felt: 'It all depends on the lens, B’y'*: Local Ecological Knowledge and Institutional Science in an Expanding Finfish Aquaculture Sector
4.2 Teresa Ryan: 'S’kuu see': Integrating Forms of Knowledge
4.3 Marcel Shepert: Oral History and Traditional Ecological Knowledge

5.0 Messages, consumers and aquaculture: new products; new worries
5.1 David Castle and Karen Finlay: Public Engagement Regarding Aquaculture Products Produced Through Biotechnology
5.2 Frode Nilssen: Consumers and Aquaculture, New Products - New worries
5.3 Kenny McCaffrey: Aquaculture Innovation and the Role of Popular and TradeMedia

6.0 The final frontier: integrated coastal zone management
6.1 Dan Lane, Wojtek Michalowski, Robert Stephenson and Fred Page: Integrated Systems Analysis for Marine Site Evaluations and Multicriteria Decision Support for Coastal Aquaculture
6.2 Jamey Smith: Integrated Systems Analysis for Marine Site Evaluation: Appropriate for the Canadian Marine Farming Industry?
6.3 Thierry Chopin: Models for Analysis and Practical Realities of Marine Aquaculture Siting

7.0 New practices for global competitiveness: alternate species, alternate uses, and value-added aquaculture
7.1 Jeremy Rayner: Governance for global competitiveness: the future of aquaculture policy in a world turned upside down
7.2 Paul Lyon: Consumer Confidence, Food Safety, and Salmon Farming
7.3 Colin Barrow: Aquaculture Policies for Global Competitiveness: An Industry Perspective

8.0 Barry Costa-Pierce: Epilogue

9.0 Jaques Paynter: Workshop Report

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