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

Global Aquaculture Alliance

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. 

Intelligence

Sneak preview of the pre-GOAL field trips in Ireland

The Global Aquaculture Alliance's annual GOAL conference, held this October in Dublin, Ireland, offers attendees a unique learning experience. This photo slide show offers a sneak peek at the pre-conference field trip sites: a trout farm in Woodenbridge and an 

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 

Innovation & Investment

Images: GOAL 2016 in Guangzhou

The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s annual GOAL (Global Outlook for Aquaculture Leadership) conference was held September 19-22 in Guangzhou, China. Click through this photo gallery taken during the three days of the annual event. 

Innovation & Investment

In pictures: Faces of GOAL 2015 (pt. 2)

The Global Aquaculture Alliance held its annual GOAL conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Photos by Gail Hannagan, Preferred Freezer Services. 

Innovation & Investment

In pictures: Faces of GOAL 2015 (pt. 1)

The Global Aquaculture Alliance held its annual GOAL conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Photos by Gail Hannagan, Preferred Freezer Services.