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Can aquaculture overcome its sustainability challenges?

Two farmers wearing straw hats bend over their seaweed crop

Seaweed farmers in Tanzania tend to their crops. Not only is seaweed a nutritious food, but cultivating it can help to ease ocean acidification. Credit: Tommy Trenchard/Panos Pictures

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Nature 588, S60-S62 (2020)


This article is part of Nature Outlook: Sustainable nutrition, an editorially independent supplement produced with the financial support of third parties. About this content.

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  • Correction 18 December 2020: This article gave the wrong campus location for Alecia Bellgrove, who is at Deakin University in Warrnambool. Nesar Ahmed is at the university’s Melbourne campus. The article has been updated to reflect this


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