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

Advocate Tag: certification

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. 

Responsibility

Aquaculture Exchange: Corey Peet

Shrimp farming expert Corey Peet discusses the work of convening multiple stakeholders in Southeast Asia, the role of certification and the dynamics of sustainability challenges confronting marketplace demands. 

Intelligence

Seafood Watch: Criticism of ratings programs outdated

Concerns raised recently by Dr. Claude Boyd may have been accurate a decade ago, but Seafood Watch Science Director Wendy Norden says the program has made significant progress and is indeed encouraging better performance in aquaculture. 

Intelligence

Off the Knife with Bruce Mattel, Culinary Institute of America

Our new interview series with foodservice professionals begins with Bruce Mattel, senior associate dean of culinary arts at The Culinary Institute of America (CIA). We’ll pry open the minds of some notable chefs who know seafood and are making statements 

Innovation & Investment

Aquaculture Exchange: Dawn Purchase, part 2

The Marine Conservation Society’s aquaculture program manager discusses what consumers ultimately need to know about aquaculture, responsible production and eco-labels. She also looks at NGOs making a difference in the global seafood industry and where she finds innovation in action. 

Responsibility

Aquaculture Exchange: Peter Bridson

Peter Bridson, who steered aquaculture research for Seafood Watch and its highly influential marketplace recommendations for six years, now runs his own consultancy, Seagreen Research. He discusses global food security, certification standards and gradually changing perceptions about farmed salmon.