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

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Intelligence

Aquaculture’s solid opportunity on The Rock

As aquaculture grows in Newfoundland, the socioeconomic future of this Canadian province with a population of 500,000 takes flight with it. It's a welcome development, after a two-decade slump due in part to the downturn of North Atlantic groundfish stocks. 

Responsibility

In Canada, salmon farmers building social license with First Nations

After some rocky times, ties between B.C. salmon farmers and First Nations, have improved in recent years. Band members report consistent employment, royalties and improved quality of life. “We need aquaculture around,” says one fishing company owner. 

Health & Welfare

BC salmon farmers vow sea lice transparency

At the recent GOAL conference, the British Columbia Salmon Farmers Association committed to reveal sea lice counts at farms operating in the province while promising a future without antibiotics, despite struggles with the persistent yellow mouth disease.