Photo Credit: Shrimp farming in Aceh, Indonesia. Photo by Mike Lusmore/Duckrabbit, 2012 via Flickr.com user WorldFish

Seeking Sustainability, One Shrimp at a Time

Students at Pace University have produced this mini-documentary on sustainable shrimp farming. It tells the story of Linda Thornton, an aquaculture entrepreneur pushing the frontiers of sustainable shrimp farming in Belize. This is a great example of the action needed to raise awareness of the importance of mangroves, a delicate ecosystem at risk thanks to unsustainable shrimp farming and heedless coastal development in many areas of the world, including Belize. Kennedy Warne tells their story with Let Them Eat Shrimp: The Tragic Disappearance of the Rainforests of the Sea. Please watch the video and delve into the world of mangroves with this book.