Best option for fish: Closed recirculation aquaculture

"One emerging type of operation that would seem to resolve many of these issues is referred to as closed-loop, or recirculating, aquaculture. In this process, fish are grown in tanks on shore. Their waste and wastewater are treated and repurposed as fertilizer for on-site agriculture operations. Whil..." via IFTTT from http://amzn.com/k/lU6Yh1i2QqecHO5vKa6vtg

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Ethical eating depends not on just you, but on your circumstances and on others

"like living among dry, scrubby grasslands in Arizona, eating meat, is, in fact, the most ethical thing you can do other than subsist on wild game, tepary beans and pinyon nuts. A well-managed, free-ranged cow is able to turn the sunlight captured by plants into condensed calories and protein with th..." via IFTTT from http://amzn.com/k/4349lIqhS_OcUtdVBb60xQ

A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise

"What are these “right” and “wrong” ways of producing both meat and plant foods? For me, they are most succinctly summed up in Aldo Leopold’s land ethic: “A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise.”" via IFTTT from … Continue reading A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise

Fish are alive, but not the way we are. They are different from other animals, but not so different. They solve problems with our food system and create others.

"on the beach with a hammer in one hand and a dead fish in the other, I’m conflicted: Fish are alive, but not the way we are. They are different from other animals, but not so different. They solve problems with our food system and create others." via IFTTT from http://amzn.com/k/vetDuxdUTxGxWArYMjLVSA

Fish pain is different from pain that mammals experience … what about other genus?

"Fish brains are structurally different from our own. They look like beans and lack the developed neocortex that causes mammals (ourselves included) to feel pain. Nociceptors, sensory neurons that react to bodily damage, are rare or completely absent in fish, especially top-level predators like shark..." via IFTTT from http://amzn.com/k/2aCzwjh3T8OX6J25AToJ8g

Superconcussing fish is hard. Humane fish slaughter is surprisingly hard

"The US Humane Society’s thrilling “Welfare of Farmed Fish at Slaughter” says that “percussive stunning”—a.k.a. hitting it in the head—“can induce immediate and irreversible insensibility” and result in “less pain, stress, and undue suffering.” It’s easier said than done: A surfperch is slippery and ..." via IFTTT from http://amzn.com/k/S6TdSoIUROWXwB7BmvQtKQ