• Education

    How Can Aquaculture Protect Our Oceans?

    Editor’s note: Aquaculture 101 is a campaign run by the Global Aquaculture Alliance to educate the public about the basics of aquaculture, to disseminate information in an easily understandable way. The campaign dispels myths and gives facts about the promising future of the industry. In 2020, the focus of Aquaculture 101 is on the alignment of aquaculture […]

  • Membership

    Q&A with Karen Veverica of Auburn University

    Editor’s note: The Global Aquaculture Alliance spotlights various members dedicated to GAA’s mission of responsible aquaculture. Membership starts at only $50 for individuals and $5,000 for businesses. Start utilizing our extensive benefits. Featured this month is Karen Veverica of the School of Fisheries Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences at Auburn University. Tell us a little bit about your […]

  • General

    Innovation Award Application Deadline Extended to July 10

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance has extended the application deadline for the eighth annual Global Aquaculture Innovation Award from June 15 to July 10. In 2012, GAA established the competition to recognize individuals and companies finding new solutions to the key challenges facing aquaculture. What is an aquaculture innovation? Examples include technologies that mitigate the occurrence […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA Congratulates GSA, Seafish on Release of Responsible Fishing Vessel Standard

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) congratulates Global Seafood Assurances (GSA), the independent, not-for-profit organization it established in April 2018, for officially taking ownership of the Responsible Fishing Vessel Standard (RFVS) from Seafish on June 10, following a two-year, open and collaborative development process. RFVS, which is the next iteration of Seafish’s Responsible Fishing Scheme (RFS), […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA’s COVID-19 Blog: GAA Delivers Successful Remote Audit Pilots during COVID-19 Pandemic

    Editor’s note: The Global Aquaculture Alliance is keeping its members and stakeholders up to date on announcements related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in this blog. Please check back here regularly for information. June 9, 2020: GAA Delivers Successful Remote Audit Pilots during COVID-19 Pandemic The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is pleased to report […]

  • Education

    Aquaculture is Inspiring Economic Growth and Alleviating Global Poverty

    Editor’s note: Aquaculture 101 is a campaign run by the Global Aquaculture Alliance to educate the public about the basics of aquaculture, to disseminate information in an easily understandable way. The campaign dispels myths and gives facts about the promising future of the industry. In 2020, the focus of Aquaculture 101 is on the alignment of aquaculture […]

  • General

    GAA-Commissioned Study Evaluates Best Practices in Animal Welfare in Salmon

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) on May 26 published the results of a study designed to identify and strengthen best practices for animal welfare in aquaculture. The completion of the study signifies a milestone in a multi-phase project that began in December 2017 when GAA was awarded a $435,000 grant from the Open Philanthropy Project. […]

  • General

    GAA’s Hart to Speak at CAPPMA’s Zhejiang Online Seafood Trade Fair

    Global Aquaculture Alliance VP Steve Hart is among the speakers giving opening remarks at the Zhejiang Online Seafood Trade Fair on May 25. Organized by the China Aquatic Products Processing and Marketing Association (CAPPMA), this year’s event, which runs from May 25 to 29, is virtual. Hart’s pre-recorded speech will focus on the impact of […]

  • General

    GAA Launches Connect, New Online Aquaculture Community

    In a time when digital connection is as important as ever, the Global Aquaculture Alliance is excited to announce the launch of Connect! Connect is an online community forum for aquaculture professionals to network, ask questions and learn. It’s the LinkedIn equivalent of the seafood and aquaculture space. The platform is open for anyone to join, […]

  • GOAL

    GOAL 2020 Goes Virtual With Unifying Global Conference Platform

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) announced on May 12 that its annual Global Outlook for Aquaculture Leadership (GOAL) conference will be a virtual event this year, and the live event scheduled to be held in Tokyo, Japan, in October 2020 has been postponed to October 2021. Since its inception in 2001, GOAL has built a […]