The amount of oxygen that fish can get is limited by the surface area of their gills, explained Dr. William Cheung. As fish get bigger, “the growth of the area of the gills cannot keep up with the growth of the body,” he said.
Since the AMS’s Lighter Footprint Strategy was written in 2008, sustainability has become a shifting definition, and as a result, the AMS is redefining its targets. More students are becoming interested and aware of sustainability issues.
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