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According to the New York Times, land-based aquaculture for farm-raised salmon stands to upend an industry plagued by environmental concerns.


  1. What have been some of the most critical issues that have developed within the salmon farming industry?
  2. How can the farm raised problems impact the wild-raised salmon?
  3. Where does salmon rank as far as most popular seafood in the U.S.?
  4. What are the environmental issues associated with ocean-based salmon farms?

Source: Clark, M. (2023). The Salmon on Your Plate Has a Troubling Cost. These Farms Offer Hope. The New York Times, Oct. 16 (Retrievable online at