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

Advocate Tag: Best Aquaculture Practices

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

An African prison where fish will be farmed and lives saved

A nonprofit organization working to improve conditions in African prisons is hoping tilapia ponds, tended to by inmates, will aid in their nutrition. A small donation from the Global Aquaculture Alliance will go a long way. 

Responsibility

GOAL video: Breaking down farmed shrimp certification standards

There are similarities and differences between the various aquaculture certification programs but until recently there has been little publicly available analysis to document those points. Michael Tlusty, director of ocean sustainability science at the New England Aquarium, provided it at 

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

U.S. chefs lack seafood sustainability, aquaculture knowledge

A GAA-commissioned survey sought to determine the knowledge level of seafood sustainability and farmed seafood in the foodservice industry. The results suggest a need to engage professional chefs through the sources they trust: suppliers.