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Founded in 1997, the Global Aquaculture Alliance is an international non-governmental organization dedicated to advocacy, education and leadership in responsible aquaculture.

We uphold and engage stakeholders worldwide who are dedicated to advancing environmentally and socially responsible aquaculture practices. Through the development of our Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification standards, GAA has become the leading standards-setting organization for aquaculture seafood.

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Aerial view of an aquaculture farm in New Zealand
62% of food fish will come from aquaculture by 2030

The Future of Sustainable Aquaculture with Innovative Technology and Practices

Aquaculture is the world’s fastest growing food industry. It should come as no surprise as it is taxed with the responsibility of feeding a rapidly growing global population. As worldwide seafood consumption increases, sustainable aquaculture must ramp up its production to keep pace with demand. The growth of sustainable aquaculture is imperative to easing pressure […]

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Ocean permaculture: Air conditioning for warming seas

Combining geophysical fluid dynamics and marine biology, Brian Von Herzen’s visionary technology will soon be tested off the coast of Massachusetts before export to the Indian Ocean.

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To meet the world's seafood needs aquaculture production will need to increase by 44.6 million metric tons.

Our invitation to the public to hear the personal side of aquaculture.

Fish, faces, and farms all have stories to tell. Aquaculture is essential to the future of food, and we want to make sure the voices involved are heard.

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