Articles by Maddie Cassidy

  • Newsroom

    Three-Year Study Concludes With Recommendations To Further Strengthen BAP Social and Labor Standards, Improve Compliance

    The findings and recommendations of a three-year impact assessment gauging the effectiveness of the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program’s social and labor requirements were unveiled on June 17. Contracted by the Global Aquaculture Alliance in 2018, Netherlands-based KIT Royal Tropical Institute set out to better understand how BAP standards are applied in practice […]

  • Membership

    A Message for Our Members from CEO Wally Stevens

    To our members, As you may have heard, the Global Aquaculture Alliance is rebranding to the Global Seafood Alliance (GSA). This change reflects an expansion of the work we do in aquaculture to include wild-caught seafood, as well. Our goal is to help bridge the gap between the wild and farmed seafood sectors. In seafood, […]

  • Membership

    Q&A with Phil Gibson of Resiliensea

    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 Phil Gibson, CEO of Resiliensea.   Tell us a bit about your background. I have over 35 years of experience working in […]

  • Leadership

    Earth Day: A Reminder of Our Important Role in Mitigating Climate Change

    This post was written by GAA President George Chamberlain in honor of Earth Day and Earth Month. As we reflect on the passage of Earth Day on 22 April, we applaud the galvanizing efforts of climate-change activists like Greta Thunberg, who’s PBS documentary “Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World”, reminds us of the […]

  • Company Updates

    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 […]

  • Company Updates 2

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Membership

    Bonasse: Member Feature

    Bor Shang Biotech Feed Co. Ltd. (Zhanjiang) was founded in 1988 and located at Guandu Industrial zone, Zhanjiang City, Guangdong, China. As the Chinese branch of Bor Shanq Sheng Huah Co. Ltd. (TAIWAN), which was founded in the 1960s, the company focuses on R&D and sales of aquaculture feed and animal health products. The major […]