Articles posted during the month of October 2020

  • Education

    Global Aquaculture Academy expands in-pond raceway system (IPRS) online course

    The Global Aquaculture Academy has launched the new expansion of its free online in-pond raceway system (IPRS) course outlining the implementation process of IPRS for pond aquaculture cultivation, as well as the technology’s benefits, equipment needed, production figures, and more. The course is comprised of a series of short videos, interviews from IPRS experts, and […]

  • Advocacy

    GAA Defends Cooke Aquaculture’s Bid to Farm Steelhead Trout in Puget Sound

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) defends Cooke Aquaculture in its bid to switch from farming Atlantic salmon to steelhead trout in Washington state’s Puget Sound. In a letter submitted to Washington state’s Department of Ecology as part of a public comment period as Cooke Aquaculture seeks the water-quality permits necessary to make the switch at […]

  • Membership

    Q&A with Bob Kennedy of Acadia Benefits

    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 Bob Kennedy of Acadia Benefits. Tell us a little bit about your background.  I grew up in Connecticut and have lived […]

  • General

    Shrimp Eyestalk Ablation Researcher Wins 2020 Global Aquaculture Innovation Award

    The results are in! Congratulations to University of Stirling postdoctoral researcher Simão Zacarias, the recipient of this year’s eighth annual Global Aquaculture Innovation Award, sponsored by Lineage Logistics, the Global Aquaculture Alliance announced on Oct. 19. Zacarias edged out two other finalists — Pablo Berner of Nuseed and Mark Luecke of Prairie AquaTech — to […]

  • General

    GAA-Supported China Seafood Summit to be Held in Shanghai on Nov. 10

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is proud to participate in the fourth annual China Seafood Summit once again this year. The event is typically held in conjunction with the China Fisheries & Seafood Expo (CFSE). After this year’s CFSE, which was scheduled to be held in Qingdao from Oct. 28 to 30, was cancelled due to […]

  • GOAL

    First Ever Virtual GOAL Conference Attracts 800 Active Participants

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s GOAL 2020 conference is in the books! Held virtually for the first time ever this year, the event was a success, with more than 4,000 pre-registered attendees, 800 of which logged on to the GOAL platform and application to watch the live stream of at least one of 10 sessions. This […]