Why we shouldn’t eat farmed fish

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Although farmed fish currently make up approximately 42% of the fish that lands on our dinner plates, there are a few reasons why it isn’t the smartest way to help the either the animals in the sea, or the problems with overfishing we are beginning to see.

Watch the short video below to get a quick idea for why farmed fishing isn’t all it’s cracked up to be:

So, is farmed fishing a viable alternative to satisfying our taste to seafood, or is the cost to other animals in the sea not worth it?

[via FlowingData]


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