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Articles in the Category Advocacy

  • Advocacy

    Ally Dingwall Joins Global Seafood Assurances Board

    J Sainsbury plc and the newly formed Global Seafood Assurances (GSA) are delighted to announce that Ally Dingwall, aquaculture and fisheries manager at Sainsbury’s, has joined the GSA board of directors, effective immediately. The vision of GSA, which was launched in April 2018, is to create a single platform for comprehensive, full supply chain seafood assurance — farmed […]

  • Advocacy

    Kimberly Thompson and Jerry R. Schubel and the Most Asked Aquaculture Question

    During National Seafood Month we asked experts in the aquaculture world the question they’re asked most frequently. GAA: What’s the aquaculture question you’re asked the most? How do you answer? The question most people have is, “What is marine aquaculture?” Most people are familiar with land-based farms for beef, poultry, and produce, but farming in […]

  • Advocacy

    Steven Hedlund and the Most Asked Aquaculture Question

    During National Seafood Month we asked experts in the aquaculture world the question they’re asked most frequently. GAA: What’s the aquaculture question you’re asked the most? How do you answer? As GAA’s communications manager, I field lots of calls and emails from consumers who find the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) label on the package of […]

  • Advocacy

    Scott Nichols and the Most Asked Aquaculture Question

    We asked experts in the aquaculture world the question they’re asked most frequently. During the final few days of National Seafood Month, we’re here to share their questions, and more importantly their answers. GAA: What’s the aquaculture question you’re asked the most? How do you answer?  The question I hear most often is, “How can […]

  • Advocacy

    Rebecca Noel and the Most Asked Aquaculture Question

    We asked experts in the aquaculture world the question they’re asked most frequently. During the final few days of National Seafood Month, we’re here to share their questions, and more importantly their answers. GAA: What’s the aquaculture question you’re asked the most? How do you answer?  The No. 1 question we get about aquaculture is: […]

  • Advocacy

    James Wright and the Most Asked Aquaculture Question

    We asked experts in the aquaculture world the question they’re asked most frequently. During the final few days of National Seafood Month, we’re here to share their questions, and more importantly their answers. GAA: What’s the aquaculture question you’re asked the most? How do you answer?  First of all, it’s somewhat rare to meet someone […]

  • Advocacy

    Barton Seaver and the Most Asked Aquaculture Question

    We asked experts in the aquaculture world the question they’re asked most frequently. During the final few days of National Seafood Month, we’re here to share their questions, and more importantly their answers. GAA: What’s the aquaculture question you’re asked the most? How do you answer?  It’s a thinly veiled statement that most often gets […]

  • Advocacy

    Where will aquaculture be in 10 years?

    Editor’s note: The following is a guest blog post by one of GAA’s 30 Under 30 members, Lisa Vollbrecht. Lisa has a degree in Marine and Freshwater Biology from the University of Guelph. At Kampachi Farms in Hawaii, she supervises all research projects and provides direction and leadership to the research team. This is the […]

  • Advocacy

    Modern Aquaculture Deserves a Better Public Image

    Editor’s note: The following is a guest blog post by one of GAA’s 30 Under 30 members, Noah Hamlish. Noah has extensive experience on farms, in research labs, and and at processing facilities. He is a strong advocate for aquaculture and credits his 12-month Watson Fellowship as being transformative to his understanding of the value […]

  • Advocacy

    Working Together to Close the Seafood Deal

    Editor’s note: The following is a guest blog post by chef, author and seafood advocate Barton Seaver. GAA and Seaver announced a partnership in early 2018 to raise public awareness of responsible aquaculture and the importance of sourcing seafood with provenance. My posts on this site have focused on how responsible fish farms benefit the communities in […]