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

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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

Aquaculture Exchange: Melanie Siggs, part 2

In the conclusion of a two-part interview, independent advisor Melanie Siggs talks to the Advocate about consumer perceptions of aquaculture, and many roles that NGOs fill and her hopes for the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative and its work with certification 

Responsibility

GSSI furthers its mission of clarity out of confusion

The Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative aims to set the bar for certification schemes. Board members of the task force formed in 2012 convened at the SeaWeb Seafood Summit in Malta to reinforce the mission and brief attendees on progress. 

Innovation & Investment

Aquaculture appraisal: The GOAL audience polls

The aquaculture industry is doing a poor job of educating consumers about farmed fish, according to polling results from the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s annual GOAL conference in Vancouver, Canada. View the results from all 18 audience questions, with photos from 

Innovation & Investment

GOAL Day 3: The greater good

A jam-packed three days of important dialogue in Vancouver was capped off by a keynote from the CEO of one of Canada’s oldest seafood companies, a suite of aquafeed innovations and a moving acceptance speech from Bill Herzig, the GAA