• GOAL

    Communications and Events Manager Steven Hedlund talks GOAL 2021

    The Aquademia Podcast crew sits down with GAA’s Steven Hedlund to discuss what GOAL 2021 will look like. GOAL is GAA’s annual conference where you can count on the latest news, lively discussions with though leaders of the seafood industry, and updates on challenges and technology. Interested in attending GOAL? Become a member of GAA […]

  • General

    Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) announces changes to Farm Standard (Issue 3.0)

    The Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) team held a webinar on March 11, 2021 to provide an overview of the changes made to the revised BAP Farm Standard (Issue 3.0). The BAP Farm Standard (Issue 3.0) will become mandatory for all new and recertifying producers on March 1, 2022. This standard has updates to strengthen our […]

  • GOAL

    GAA Looks Back on GOAL 2020 Ahead of 2021 Event Launch

    We’re opening up access to the GOAL 2020 conference content to give you a taste of what’s in store for GOAL 2021. Held virtually for the first time ever in 2020, the event featured 50 speakers from almost 20 countries. Typically, GOAL content is only available to GAA members following the event, but we’ve decided […]

  • Advocacy

    GAA to ‘Seaspiracy’ Documentary: Join Us On Our Responsible-Seafood Journey

    Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is committed to continually raising the bar on social accountability through the adoption of standards and certification demonstrating best practices in aquaculture and fisheries as well as through its pre-competitive education and advocacy work. In light of the documentary “Seaspiracy,” released on Netflix on March 24, GAA invites director Ali Tabrizi […]

  • Leadership

    As Animal-Welfare Advocates Spotlight Fish, GAA Reemphasizes Its Longtime Commitment To Animal Health And Welfare

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is calling on animal-welfare advocates to engage in the nonprofit organization’s animal-welfare journey by participating in the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) standards review process as well as its pre-competitive education and advocacy work on animal welfare. As animal-welfare advocates increasingly spotlight fish and seafood in their campaign work, GAA is […]

  • GOAL

    GAA Takes on Technology in Session 1 of GOAL Virtual Events

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s GOAL: The Responsible Seafood Conference will begin online on April 15, featuring a roster of entrepreneurs invested in the future of aquaculture. Session 1, “Tomorrow’s Aquaculture Will Be Shaped by Today’s Emerging Technologies,” will feature an interview with Tony Fadell. Fadell is an active investor and entrepreneur whose 30-year-plus career includes […]

  • Membership

    Q&A with Logan Guleff: Cookbook Author and MasterChef Junior Winner

    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 Logan Guleff, an 18-year-old cookbook author, chef, and winner of MasterChef Junior Season 2. Tell us a bit about your background. I […]

  • Membership

    Q&A with Victor Lobanov of the University of Gothenburg

    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 Victor Lobanov of the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Tell us a little bit about your background. Originally from the Pacific Northwest, I […]

  • Leadership

    GAA Appoints Industry Veteran Brian Perkins As COO

    Seafood industry veteran Brian Perkins is joining the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) as its chief operating officer, the organization announced on Jan. 18, 2021. Perkins comes to GAA with more than 40 years of seafood experience in the certification space as well as in the events and media space. For the past six years, he […]