Posted on April 5, 2017 by rhallberg
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced $1.2 million in available funding for aquaculture research projects in the areas of genetics, disease, production systems, and economics. Funding is made through NIFA’s Aquaculture Research Competitive Grants Program, authorized by the Competitive, Special, and Facilities Research Grant Act.
“Sustainability of the aquaculture industry is important both from the perspective of nutritional security and the creation of jobs,” said NIFA Director Sonny Ramaswamy. “We’re committed to investing in science and education to ensure that our nation’s aquaculture industry thrives.” Continue reading
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Posted on November 23, 2015 by rhallberg
Green Teacher’s upcoming webinars are an interactive way for educators to continue learning about key environmental topics. Our professional development webinar series features some of the most important thinkers in the field of environmental education addressing vital and relevant topics. Continue reading
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Posted on September 5, 2013 by rhallberg
From the Raleigh News & Observer
The public is getting a chance to enlist in the war against the lionfish invasion along the coast of the Carolinas.
The candy-striped fish with venomous spines and voracious appetites were first spotted off the coast about a decade ago after appearing off Florida in the late 1980s.
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Posted on April 6, 2012 by rhallberg
Getting paid to fish sounds like a dream come true to some. But does it have the same appeal if you’re going up against a “fish from hell” that can travel on land and sink its teeth into a steel-toed boot?
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Posted on January 3, 2011 by rhallberg
For anyone who has been itching to try a bite of lionfish but is unsure of how to prepare it, a new cookbook has been published to provide some ideas. Published by the Key Largo-based REEF conservation organization, The Lionfish Cookbook includes 45 recipes for this new delicacy.
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