Which Seafood Is Better for the Environment: Farmed or Wild Caught?

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There’s no doubt that fish is a great source of protein in one’s diet. But the debate about whether fish farming or commercial fishing is worse for the environment continues and, as you might suspect, there isn’t a straightforward answer. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at www.tiktok.com/@scishow ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Huge thanks go to the following Patreon supporters for helping us keep SciShow free for everyone forever: Alisa Sherbow, Silas Emrys, Chris Peters, Adam Brainard, Dr. Melvin Sanicas, Melida Williams, Jeremy Mysliwiec, charles george, Tom Mosner, Christopher R Boucher, Alex Hackman, Piya Shedden, GrowingViolet, Nazara, Matt Curls, Ash, Eric Jensen, Jason A Saslow, Kevin Bealer, Sam Lutfi, James Knight, Christoph Schwanke, Bryan Cloer, Jeffrey Mckishen ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? SciShow Tangents Podcast: www.scishowtangents.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: www.twitter.com/scishow Instagram: instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: www.worldwildlife.org/industries/sustainable-seafood www.un.org/development/desa/en/news/population/world-population-prospects-2019.html phys.org/news/2005-12-overfishing-threatens-inland.html www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1084135/ sustainablefisheries-uw.org/seafood-101/cost-of-food www.pnas.org/content/116/25/12238 www.fao.org/3/i5555e/i5555e.pdf www.washington.edu/news/2018/06/11/choice-matters-the-environmental-costs-of-producing-meat-seafood/ oceana.org/blog/eating-seafood-can-reduce-your-carbon-footprint-some-fish-are-better-others www.seafoodwatch.org/seafood-basics/sustainable-solutions/consider-climate www.pnas.org/content/115/28/7362 www.fao.org/3/ca0300en/CA0300EN.pdf nmssanctuaries.blob.core.windows.net/sanctuaries-prod/media/archive/education/voicesofthebay/pdfs/hookandline.pdf www.pnas.org/content/111/24/8861 www.globalseafood.org/blog/what-is-the-environmental-impact-of-aquaculture/ www.nature.org/en-us/what-we-do/our-insights/perspectives/aquaculture-could-feed-the-world-and-protect-the-planet-if-we-get-it-right/ www.seafoodwatch.org/seafood-basics/sustainable-solutions/manage-pollution-and-disease www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2014/06/06/319247280/can-farmed-fish-feed-the-world-without-destroying-the-environment www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2011/10/14/141273483/scientists-seek-a-break-in-aquacultures-fish-eat-fish-chain www.npr.org/2012/04/30/151548173/drama-amid-indonesias-disappearing-mangroves esajournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/fee.1822 www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-future-of-fish-farming-may-be-indoors/ www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2013/05/02/180596020/can-salmon-farming-be-sustainable-maybe-if-you-head-inland www.asc-aqua.org/ Images: www.istockphoto.com/ www.storyblocks.com/video/stock/aerial-view-of-fish-farm-pools-in-talisay-philippines-b1qut6htvkh9jf3o3 www.storyblocks.com/video/stock/monterey-bay-aquarium-school-of-fish-pacific-sardine-05-rtq8a7gq7jmqxbxdo www.shutterstock.com/image-photo/monterey-california-april-23-2018-commercial-1078145177 www.storyblocks.com/video/stock/lobster-fishermen-pulling-up-their-trap-from-the-ocean-v7cqe8f www.shutterstock.com/image-vector/purse-seine-boat-encircling-school-fish-618845885 commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bycatch_-_tori_lines_(streamer_lines).svg www.shutterstock.com/image-vector/fishing-trawler-sea-vector-illustration-734887786 www.usgs.gov/media/images/conceptual-drawing-bottom-trawling-fishing-boat commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Trawlers_overfishing_cod.jpg commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fish-farm-hero.jpg www.storyblocks.com/video/stock/brown-cows-eat-at-cowhouse-outdoor-in-summer-day-mammal-animal-stand-in-stall-on-farm-factory-hay-with-pounded-cereal-grain-seeds-hwyi0lwzfksoiuvfd www.storyblocks.com/video/stock/fish-eating-fishfood-wide-shot-bbdktn8dliyd2rho0 www.storyblocks.com/video/stock/feeding-fish-at-fish-farm-ros7ary3njvoynkfr www.storyblocks.com/video/stock/flying-above-sea-fish-farm-in-croatia-bn9a-ejfxizh4r2ha www.flickr.com/photos/aquamech-utah/24778841180 www.flickr.com/photos/brianrossen/6100513674 www.storyblocks.com/video/stock/flying-over-fish-farm-in-dalmatian-sea-s4iv0ymjfgizh3jgj0 www.storyblocks.com/video/stock/top-view-of-a-fishing-boat-sailing-in-the-atlantic-ocean-sbubsxedkhjx3skszo

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