Our nation faces many climate-related challenges, but one of the most pressing is how to feed a growing population sustainably. As land resources grow scarce, it’s clear that we must look to alternative methods for food production. Aquaculture, the farming of fish and other aquatic species, is one of the solutions that can help address this challenge while supporting our communities here in California.
From an increase in locally grown seafood in our grocery stores and restaurants, to the creation of new jobs and economic opportunities across our state, the expansion of aquaculture will provide many benefits for our communities here in California and nationwide. Aquaculture also helps ensure American food security as we seek to feed a growing population sustainably...