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  • Environmentally Friendly Shrimp Farm
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    Shrimp Farming Shrimp Aquaculture is the farming of shrimp in hatcheries, which control the lighting, temperature, salinity, hormonal cycles, and nutrients. This article contains background information on shrimp farming. In addition it includes information about the supposed endangerment of the wild shrimp population. The primary objective of all shrimp farmers is to develop an environmentally friendly shrimp farm. And a 100% eco-friendly shrimp farm, a shrimp farm with no effect on the environm...
  • B.C. Salmon Netcage Industry
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    Salmon Aquaculture has caused or contributed to wild fish declines throughout the world. However, despite this fact, salmon aquaculture in British Columbia continues to follow a similar path which is having detrimental effects on its natural environment. The B.C. salmon netcage industry is of major concern as it is intimately linked to an array of environmental, social, and economic issues. Presently, the aquaculture industry is encouraged by governments as it provides a multitude of economic op...
  • Industrial Revolution And The Changes
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    The Agricultural And Industrial Revolution The agricultural and industrial revolutions greatly changed daily life in Europe. The agricultural revolution created a widespread social misery of its own when small fields were converted into large farms. The industrial revolution brought people to work in the factories to manufacture goods in increased numbers. With these two factors, the lives of Europeans in the eighteenth century were changed forever. The agricultural revolution enabled farmers to...
  • Industrial Revolution
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    Agriculture to Industry One of the founding fathers of America had his own idea of how the American economy should operate. Thomas Jefferson, one of the most educated of the Fathers, envisioned the United States' to be an agriculturally based nation. Many respected his idea, but it was destined to fail. When the colonies were founded in the early to mid sixteenth century their priority was agriculture. They needed food, shelter, and goods to relay back to England. In return, the colonists receiv...
  • Family Farmers With Agribusiness And Corporate Farms
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    In my last speech I talked about globalization and more specifically the affect of NAFTA on the Mexican corn farmers. As a result of the removal of tariffs on agricultural products, Mexico, a country once self sufficient in basic grains, today imports 95 percent of its soy, 58 percent of its rice, 49 percent of its wheat, and 40 percent of its meat. This has resulted in Mexican corn farmers being put out of business. More than 80 percent of Mexico's extreme poor live in rural areas, and more tha...
  • Move Along The Industrial Revolution In Britain
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    The Industrial Revolution started in the 1700's and was a great time period in the history of earth. It paved the way for more efficient industries and was the first step towards urbanization. Great Britain, a large rural society, had many farms. Farming took a lot of time out of the day of the people; they needed to invent something more efficient to work on their farms. Jethro Tull invented the seed drill and the plough. The seed drill increased the percent of seeds that germinated, it spaced ...
  • Farmland And Agricultural Land
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    Land Use: Are Farms in Danger Farms are being bought and destroyed at a fast rate. Farmland is being bought by big business so they can expand. Farmland is being subdivided and sold to individuals to buy land for homes. Farmland is also destroyed to start animal reserves. This could eventually have an effect on the economy of the United States. If the United States keeps losing farms at this rate there may not be enough food produced to support the United States. This would mean our imports woul...

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