Faces of Globalization: Organic shrimp

The Fish Site
by The Fish Site
14 June 2004, at 1:00am

SOUTH AMERICA - When Javier Barragan looks out over the shrimp hatchery his company Biocentinela operates on Ecuador's Peninsula de Santa Elena, his view not only encompasses the site of production of 30 million shrimp larvae per month, but also a distinct but invisible feedback process that is enriching the local ecosystem.