“Most of the work still to be done in science and the useful arts is precisely that which needs knowledge and cooperation of many scientists and disciplines. That is why it is necessary for scientists and technologists in different disciplines to meet and work together, even those in branches of knowledge which seem to have least relation and connection with one another.”
Antoine Lavoisier (1793)
"We must plant the sea and herd its animals using the sea as farmers instead of hunters. That is what civilization is all about - farming replacing hunting."
Jacques Cousteau (1910-1997)
"Continued consumption and degradation of lands for terrestrial agriculture and urban development will destroy the world’s remaining terrestrial and coastal biodiversity and novel ecosystems and threaten human health and wellness into the future unless we plan for and invest in the development of ocean foods ecosystems for planetary survival."
Barry Antonio Costa-Pierce @ World Nutrition Forum (2016)
"Without such knowledge of past cultural advances, societies worldwide will lose one of their greatest opportunities for more socially and environmentally sound forms of food production. The aquaculture profession will continue to limp along… due to the tiresome constraints repeated over and over about a lack of ‘social license’ for aquaculture,” wrote Barry Antonio Costa-Pierce last year in a paper entitled “The Anthropology of Aquaculture."
THE ECOSYSTEM APPROACH TO AQUACULTURE
The Principles and Practices of Ecological Aquaculture and the Ecosystems Approach to Aquaculture
Radical Aquaculture: Transformational Social-Ecological Systems that Advance Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
The Social Ecology of Aquaculture in its New Geographies
Global principles of restorative aquaculture
Global principles for restorative aquaculture to foster aquaculture practices that benefit the environment