Fish Tank Farms Might Be The Key To Fixing Agriculture
Kelsey Julius, a student studying sustainable development at HEC Paris, is making fish farms. Or, as those in the business call it, aquaponics farms. The farms consist of fish tanks that mimic natural closed-loop ecosystems, harnessing the power of fish waste (rather than harmful chemical fertilizers) to feed and grow plants:
According to Julius's Indiegogo page, the current agricultural systems producing vegetables and fish are doing so at a huge environmental price. It takes up 70% of our fresh water, it produces 17% of all global emissions and pollutants, and a whopping 80% of the world's fish stocks are either entirely exploited or in decline. To alleviate this waste of resources, and production of harmful emissions, we might do well to adopt the system just as Julius is doing.
Learn more about the benefits of aquaponics and Julius's company, Fish Your Food, at her Indiegogo page here.