24 Jan '12, 11am

The Fine Line Between Aquaponics and Factory Farms: Using Liquid Oxygen to Grow Even More Fish

The Fine Line Between Aquaponics and Factory Farms: Using Liquid Oxygen to Grow Even More Fish

EcoFilms Australia /Video screen capture Using Liquid Oxygen to Grow Even More Fish It's a complicated world. On the one hand environmentalists strategize on how to end factory farming . On the other, we get excited about the potential for urban aquaponics to help feed the world . But at what point does a space- and resource-efficient method of growing animal protein and vegetables become just another form of factory farming?Like most questions related to animal rights, the answer will depend on your starting point. But this isn't the first time we've discussed whether aquaponics is cruel or not . EcoFilms Australia /Video screen capture For this video, brought to us by EcoFilms Australia , we visit the rooftop farm at Green Sky Growers in Florida, where they use liquid oxygen and high protein fish food (presumably made of other fish) to produce 1lb of fish for every gallo...

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