News features and technical articles about the evolution of aquaculture, one of the world’s fastest growing industries.

BAP

Intelligence

Current sustainable seafood delivery models challenged

Simon Bush, environmental policy professor at Wageningen University, and his colleagues say the sustainable seafood movement often lacks accountability and support the role of an aggregator like GSSI. 

Innovation & Investment

20 years of the Global Aquaculture Alliance

A timeline of key milestones and achievements by the Global Aquaculture Alliance and its third-party aquaculture certification scheme, Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP). 

Responsibility

SeaWeb Seafood Summit blog

The SeaWeb Seafood Summit, held June 5-7 in Seattle, Wash., convenes seafood industry executives, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and ocean advocates from all over the world. 

Intelligence

At NRA Show, support for a maturing aquaculture industry

The U.S. foodservice community at large believes that aquaculture should be judged by its potential to feed the world in an environmentally and socially responsible manner and not by the misgivings that dogged the industry in its infancy. 

Intelligence

For chefs, a seafood information crisis looms

Ongoing research on foodservice professionals reveals ever-growing pressure on seafood suppliers to procure safe, sustainable and high-quality seafood and provide them with all the intricate information they may require. Chefs are pressed for resources and many lack the time to 

Responsibility

Zone management: Can aquaculture producers collaborate?

At the GOAL 2015 pre-conference workshop in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, a panel of aquaculture management experts determined that producers sharing water resources must work together to prevent the spread of disease and to become more attractive to investors. 

Responsibility

In pictures: GAA Standards Oversight Committee

The Global Aquaculture Alliance's Standards Oversight Committee (SOC) met on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. GAA's annual GOAL conference will be held at the hotel this week. 

Innovation & Investment

The lasting legacy of Bill and Betty More

The husband-and-wife team of Bill and Betty More has earned admiration and respect in many parts of the world for their many decades of work in aquaculture and sustainability certification. SIRF has established a living memorial in their name.