Event Title

Reassessing Aquaculture: Risks of Factory Farms in Our Marine Environment

Speaker

Anne Mosness

Streaming Media

Description

Anne Mosness explores the impacts of industrial production of fish, shrimp and shellfish on coastal ecologies, communities and economies. Similarities to factory farms on land should increase our concerns, yet too often, politicians embrace corporations that are replacing small and sustainable family businesses.

About the Lecturer: Anne Mosness, former Alaska fisherwoman, president of the Women's Maritime Association, a Food and Society Policy Fellow and co-producer of the Bluefestival

Document Type

Event

Start Date

21-4-2010 12:00 PM

End Date

21-4-2010 1:15 PM

Location

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Resource Type

Moving image

Title of Series

World Issues Forum

Genre/Form

lectures

Contributing Repository

Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Keywords

Aquaculture, Industrial production of fish, Marine environment

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Language

English

Format

video/mp4

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Apr 21st, 12:00 PM Apr 21st, 1:15 PM

Reassessing Aquaculture: Risks of Factory Farms in Our Marine Environment

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Anne Mosness explores the impacts of industrial production of fish, shrimp and shellfish on coastal ecologies, communities and economies. Similarities to factory farms on land should increase our concerns, yet too often, politicians embrace corporations that are replacing small and sustainable family businesses.

About the Lecturer: Anne Mosness, former Alaska fisherwoman, president of the Women's Maritime Association, a Food and Society Policy Fellow and co-producer of the Bluefestival