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Articles in the Category Education

  • Education

    Animal Health and Welfare in Aquaculture

    Editor’s note: This post is part of the Aquaculture 101 series, an educational campaign GAA is carrying out in 2019. The mission of the campaign is to spread awareness about basic aquaculture information to those who might not know about aquaculture, or those who might be skeptical of farmed fish. Each month, a blog post, short […]

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    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 […]

  • Education

    What Is the Environmental Impact of 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 […]

  • Education

    What Is Aquaculture and Why Do We Need It?

        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 […]

  • Education

    Aquademia Podcast Launch Announcement

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is excited to announce a long-awaited offering: the new Aquademia Podcast! Hosted by GAA’s Academy team members Shaun O’Loughlin and Justin Grant, Aquademia is your go-to podcast for a fresh take on all things seafood. The podcast aims to educate consumers and industry professionals on how seafood is connected with the […]

  • Education

    Seize the Benefits of Seafood during Heart Health Month!

    Editor’s note: The following is a guest blog post by Sherri Clerk, MBA, RD, the brand manager for the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification program. Sherri is also a Registered Dietitian with a passion for healthy eating and sustainable sourcing. She worked as a clinical dietitian for ten years at Loyola University Medical Center. She […]

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    U.S. Seafood Consumption Reflective of Aquaculture’s Growth in 2017

    U.S. per capita seafood consumption increased by 1.1 pounds to 16 pounds in 2017, reaching the 16-pound mark for the first time in almost 10 years, the National Marine Fisheries Service announced recently in its “2018 Fisheries of the United States” report. The 1.1-pound increase in consumption is due partly to the growth of responsible […]

  • Education

    GAA Films: How One Indonesian Shrimp Farming Family is Planning for the Future

    GAA Films’ fifth documentary short film, which makes its debut at the end of November, tells the story of Rosida Idriss and her daughter, Aanisah Idriss, and their network of black tiger shrimp farms in East Kalimantan, Indonesia. The story is peppered with plotlines that a lot of family-run seafood businesses can attest to — […]

  • Education

    Quick and Healthy Seafood Recipes with Barton Seaver

    Are you in need of some inspiration for your seafood dishes? Look no further! GAA made the trip up to American seafood chef and author Barton Seaver‘s house earlier this summer and learned how to cook three quick, sustainable and delicious seafood meals. Barton has simplified creating healthy and responsible seafood recipes for you and […]

  • Education

    The Forgotten Pillar: Four Facts About Seafood’s Food-Safety Record

    When asked about seafood sustainability, what comes to mind? Environmental responsibility? Social responsibility? Animal welfare? While all three are pillars of seafood sustainability, there’s a fourth pillar that, unfortunately, is often left out of the equation — food safety. Food safety refers to the handling, preparing and storing of food in a way that reduces the […]