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  • Leadership

    GAA Partners with The Economist for Sustainability Summit

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is teaming up with The Economist for its Sustainability Summit as a supporting association. The Sustainability Summit takes place at Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel in Chicago on June 5. This year’s theme is, “From resources to capital markets: Long-term strategy for a short-term world.” GAA members are encouraged to use the […]

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    Talking Points in Response to ‘False Promise of Certification’

    Editor’s note: The following is in response to a report questioning the validity of sustainability certification programs. Crafted by the Changing Markets Foundation, the May 3 report, titled “The False Promise of Certification,” does not cite the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices third-party certification program. The “The False Promise of Certification” report is built on […]

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    What Is An Aquaculture Innovation?

    Six years ago, the Global Aquaculture Alliance established the Global Aquaculture Innovation Award to recognize individuals and companies finding new solutions to the key challenges facing aquaculture. So what is an aquaculture innovation? Examples include technologies that mitigate the occurrence of animal diseases or parasites, or that reduce or eliminate the use of antibiotics to […]

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    GAA, BAP Makes a Splash at Seafood Expo North America

    Once again this year, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) exhibited at Seafood Expo North America (SENA). The 2018 edition of SENA — North America’s largest seafood trade show, with more than 1,340 exhibiting companies from 50-plus countries — took place at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, from March 11 […]

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    GAA’s Chamberlain to Keynote North Atlantic Seafood Forum

    Once again this year, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) will be an active participant in the North Atlantic Seafood Forum (NASF). The three-day conference — which takes place at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel in Bergen, Norway, from March 6 to 8 — will feature more than 125 speakers, according to NASF Managing Director Jørgen […]

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    Giving thanks, and wrapping up a productive 2017

    In 2017, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) celebrated its 20th anniversary, and with it came growth and change within the organization. As the year comes to a close, we’d like to take the opportunity to thank our industry friends for supporting and participating in our pre-competitive activities. Here are some of the highlights of 2017: […]

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    Wally Stevens Inducted into Boston Seafood Hall of Fame

    Congratulations to Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Wally Stevens, who was inducted into the Boston Seafood Hall of Fame by the Boston Fisheries Foundation during the 6th Annual Boston Seafood Festival on Aug. 13. Stevens was honored as the 2017 inductee for his nearly 50 years of work in the seafood industry promoting responsible practices. Over the […]

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    GAA Report Identifies Steps for Better Management Of Harmful Algal Blooms

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) on May 30 published a report detailing the series of massive harmful algal blooms (HABs) that impacted southern Chile in early 2016 and identifying steps that can be taken to enhance algal blooms management, which resulted in extreme losses of farmed and wild finfish as well as widespread paralytic shellfish […]

  • Leadership

    Wally Stevens’ Letter To Fellow Aquaculture Advocates

    Dear Fellow Aquaculture Advocates, The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. Our success is totally attributable to the support and encouragement from all the stakeholders to the aquaculture industry. From the earliest days operating out of living rooms to our current breadth of operations headquartered in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, we have come […]