Aquacultured Fish Farming From Home Aquariums & Fish Tanks

Fish is a great source of protein for us, especially the rich omega 3, a fatty acid that has been linked to weight loss solutions, cholesterol control and reducing the risks of heart diseases. The recent population growth and decrease in the wild fish population has caused a shortage of fish supply in the market, and therefore, growing your own fish at home could benefit you. Through aquaculture, you can grow not only fish but also many kind of aquatic organisms, that  can be grown and raised at home using fish tanks or aquariums for a fresh supply of protein rich food. We have already discussed how you can grow plants or aquatic plants at home from your home garden or pots that can supply you organic food and fresh vegetables and fruits. Now, along with herbs, you can grow your own fish at home and prepare a complete home grown meal right from your home based farm. The concept of aquafarming is not new. People all around world have used this technique for many years and have grown food right at home. Through careful and controlled farming, there is possibility of growing a good supply of food at home, enough to feed a family of four for months. The types of fish and other organism that you can grow will depend on your eating habits. Fish farm and vegetable garden Salad and fish go together very well. You can also grow them together. A better technique for growing both fish and vegetables from your home based fish tank can include a circulating water system, a system commonly known...

Global Food Waste – How To Minimize Waste

Food is one of the basic necessities of humans. Without food no living things, including humans, are able to survive. So food is not only the basic necessity of humans and other living things, but it is also essential for sustainability of society. Therefore, it is vital to produce of sufficient food to feed the world. The storage and distribution of food is equally important. One of the major issues associated with food consumption among humans is the wastage of food. It is estimated that about 50% of the food produced in the United States is wasted. Which means about 2 billion tons of food produced never reach the human stomachs due to storage, bad practice of harvesting, transportation and market and consumption wastage, in the USA alone. It is also estimated that about 40% of all household food is wasted, which is over 165 billion dollars worth of food which could easily feed several other families for years. There are also other resources associated with wasted food, such as energy, water, fertilizers and land, which is also wasted.  So, when food stuff goes to waste, it becomes a serious wastage of resources, which has a long term negative global impact. As the population is increasing; there will be more mouths to feed. United Nations estimates that by 2075 the human population in the world will peak to a 9.5 billion, meaning there will be 3 billion more mouths to feed globally. The demand for water for cooking could reach up to 10-13 trillion cubic meters annually.  We will also face other consequences associated with this added population. We...