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Articles posted during the month of May 2019

  • Membership

    Meet ofFISHal Members of GAA

    To celebrate and recognize the diversity of our members here at GAA, we are launching our #ofFISHalmember campaign across our social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram). We will be showcasing Individual and Corporate Members of GAA from across the industry – from farmers to chefs to CEOs. Members will be sharing about their experiences […]

  • Membership

    Corporate Membership with Global Aquaculture Alliance

    Joining an organization through membership says a lot about who you are and what you support. If responsible, sustainable aquaculture is a priority of yours, we invite you to join the Global Aquaculture Alliance in our mission to advocate for, educate about, and lead the industry towards responsible aquaculture. GAA is the only global aquaculture […]

  • Education

    Social Responsibility in Aquaculture

    Editor’s note: This post is part of the Aquaculture 101 series. Aquaculture 101 is an educational campaign that the GAA is carrying out throughout 2019. The mission of the campaign is to spread awareness about basic aquaculture facts and information to those who might not know about aquaculture, or those who might be skeptical of […]

  • Leadership

    GAA Responds to BBC Panorama’s ‘Salmon Farming Exposed’

    In response to the May 20 BBC report “Salmon Farming Exposed,” the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has issued the following statement: GAA is aware of the May 20 BBC report “Salmon Farming Exposed” and is working with its partners in Scotland to apprise policymakers, retailers, the public and other stakeholders of the work that’s being […]

  • Membership

    Bahamian aquaponics growing the next wave of aquaculture advocates

    We run into confusion about what aquaculture is on a regular basis, so it’s always refreshing to see the upcoming generation informed and engaged in aquaculture. One cohort of students is seeing incredible growth in the aquaponics curriculum at its school. GAA’s newest Strategic Partner member, The Island School, is located in Eleuthera, Bahamas, and […]

  • Leadership

    Trade Wars Do No Good, Hurt Seafood Sustainability Efforts

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s vision is a world that embraces and enables the role of responsibly farmed seafood in meeting global nutrition needs. However, that vision is clouded when nations become embroiled in trade wars. Currently, a trade war is escalating between the world’s two largest economies, the United States and China (last year alone, the […]

  • General

    GAA Joins #benefishal Campaign

    If we who know aquaculture best won’t speak up in its defense, we’ll never realize its potential.” – CleanFish If you are in the aquaculture industry, it’s likely you’ve been asked, “Isn’t farmed fish bad?” or “Isn’t farmed fish unsafe?” at some point. Despite the environmental, social and technological advancements the sector has made in […]

  • General

    GAA, GSA at Brussels: Highlights from Seafood’s Biggest Stage

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is once again exhibiting at Seafood Expo Global (SEG) in Brussels, Belgium, from May 7 to 9, 2019. Here are the highlights from the three-day show, which an included a series of presentations in GAA exhibit 7-1405 and the Wednesday luncheon “Beyond 2020: A New World of Assurances.” […]

  • Leadership

    Open letter to Patagonia: Let’s not forget that we’re all in the same boat

    Last night, members of the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) staff attended a local screening of “Artifishal,” a documentary film produced by outdoor apparel company Patagonia. The film questions the role of fish hatcheries in supplementing recreational and commercial salmon and trout fisheries in the Pacific Northwest, alleging they do more harm than good for wild […]