Sustainable farming of the sea – from global to local - Part of the Mostyn Gallery 'The Year of the Sea Lecture Series'

A lecture by Lewis LeVay

Location:
Mostyn Gallery, 12 Vaughan St, Llandudno. LL30 1AB
Time:
Thursday 25 October 2018, 19:00–20:30
Presenter:
Lewis LeVay
Contact:
Jenny Dickinson
01248382088
More information:
https://www.mostyn.org/event/sustainable-farming-sea-%E2%80%93-global-local

Globally the majority of wild capture fisheries are either at their limit for sustainable production or are overexploited. In contrast, aquaculture has continued its rapid growth and half of all ‘seafood’ is now farmed. However, there is still a long way to go towards realising the full potential for food production at sea, with an estimated 11 million Km2 of coastal and open ocean waters being suitable for aquaculture expansion. What is limiting growth of this essential food production sector and what is the best way forward both globally and locally?

This Lecture is sponsored by the Sêr Cymru National Research Network for Low Carbon, Energy and Environment (NRN-LCEE). 

Venue: Mostyn Gallery, 12 Vaughan St, Llandudno. LL30 1AB

Drinks reception starts at 7.00 pm

Lecture starts at 7.30 pm

Attendance is free but booking is advised through calling Mostyn Gallery 01492 868191 or emailing shop@mostyn.org 

This Event is part of the Mostyn Gallery 'The Year of the Sea Lecture Series' the following lectures will also be taking place:

8 November - Mattias Green: Tides, snowballs and evolution
22 November - Line Cordes: The acoustic world of marine mammals
6 December - Gareth Williams: Exploring and learning from the most remote coral reefs on Earth

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