Conservation International says aquaculture has lower environmental impact than cattle, pig and poultry farming.

This article titled “Fish farming is answer to increasing global meat demands, says report” was written by Jonathan Watts, Asia environment correspondent, for Guardian Weekly on Tuesday 14th June 2011 15.45 UTC

The world needs to farm more fish and algae to meet the world’s growing demand for animal products, according to a report released on Tuesday by international NGO Conservation International.

The worldwide assessment concluded the environmental impact of aquaculture is lower than raising cattle, pigs or poultry so it should be expanded to alleviate the growing global food crisis.

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