The U.S. is the top producer of hybrid striped bass, and a Texas A&M AgriLife team is working to improve the fishes’ health, growth and productivity by developing effective nutritional strategies to substitute fishmeal and other protein feedstuffs in the farmed bass diets.
- National Institute of Food and Agriculture
An international team led by UBC researchers will study five case studies across five continents to model a range of solutions to an urgent question: how can we feed everyone on Earth, and those to come, sustainably? The Solving Food-Climate-Biodiversity (FCB) project, led by Dr. William Cheung, professor in UBC’s Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries (IOF), focuses on the Earth’s capacity to sustain life and support human wellbeing, food security, climate mitigation, and safeguarding biodiversity. The project has received $2.5 million in funding from a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council partnership grant today, with a further $2.8 million contributed by partner organizations.
The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture is launching the UT Center of Farm Management, directed by Charley Martinez.
A new study in Ocean and Coastal Management shows that seagrass fisheries provide a reliable safety-net for poor, since fishermen perceive those habitats to maintain large fish catches over time. Surprisingly, even more so than coral reef fisheries, which people normally associate with small-scale fishery.
- Ocean & Coastal Management
Two University of Wisconsin Oshkosh emeritus geography professors joined forces on a new comprehensive yet accessible book about the state’s landforms, cultures and people. Wisconsin’s “dean of geography” John Cross wrote the text and provided many of the photos while Kazimierz Zaniewski created the unique and informative thematic maps found throughout 'The Geography of Wisconsin,' which was published in May by the University of Wisconsin Press.
A new study has revealed how acculturation — the process of assimilating to a different culture — can affect the dietary patterns of adolescents who move to the U.S.
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