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As the demand for seafood has increased, technology has made it possible to grow food in coastal marine waters and the open ocean. Aquaculture is a method used to produce food and other commercial products, restore habitat and replenish wild stocks, and rebuild populations of threatened and endangered species. There are two main types of aquaculture—marine and freshwater. NOAA efforts primarily focus on marine aquaculture, which refers to farming species that live in the ocean and estuaries. In the United States, marine aquaculture produces numerous species including oysters, clams, mussels, shrimp, seaweeds, and fish such as salmon, black sea bass,…

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When you think about personal growth, you might imagine a stack of self-help books sitting on a bedside table, with buzzy, feel-good titles plastered on the front covers. But according to developmental psychologist Sasha Heinz, Ph.D., who is an expert in behavioral change and positive psychology, self-help isn’t all about feeling good and ignoring the past; in fact, self-help is often about acknowledging life’s challenges and believing in what’s possible moving forward. It’s not “fluffy” or “frivolous.” It’s universal, and it’s real. On this episode of the mindbodygreen podcast, Heinz walks us through what we’re still getting wrong about self-help and happiness—find the three biggest…

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Ahunna Eziakonwa has a ready-made answer when asked about digital innovation’s potential to solve real-world problems across Africa. The U.N. assistant secretary-general and director of the U.N. Development Program points to M-Pesa, a Kenya-based mobile currency company that predates Venmo and allows people to store, receive and send money from their smartphone without having a bank account. While Africa’s vastness and diversity allow for entrepreneurship to flourish across communities, it also presents challenges to creating universal solutions for issues such as poverty and food security, because each country has its own capacity for innovation. For instance, while Bloomberg reports that Ethiopia, Uganda, Ivory Coast, Egypt, Ghana, Rwanda and Kenya ranked…

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