Most shrimp in US is imported. Downey business is farming its own

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TransparentSea farms founder Steve Sutton poses next to a large tank of Pacific whiteleg prawns at his shrimp farm in Downey. Photo by Jackson Cantrell.

TransparentSea Farm in Downey produces nearly 1 million shrimp a year. That’s great for some of LA’s top seafood restaurants, but how do the prawns feel?

Goats are being used more often to clear vegetation and prevent wildfires. But some say the immigrant workers who manage them 24/7 aren’t getting a fair deal.

You can help the Natural History Museum count bats and learn more about their roosting behaviors in urban Los Angeles.