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  • Education

    Where Does My Seafood Come From?

    Most of us are aware of seafood’s nutritional benefits. It’s high in heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids and vitamins such as D and B2 and low in saturated fat. It’s an ideal source of minerals such as iodine, iron, magnesium, potassium and zinc. Seafood provides more than 3.1 billion people with almost 20 percent of their average […]

  • Opportunities and Resources

    Six Things You May Not Know About The Global Aquaculture Advocate

    As the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s magazine celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, we thought we’d take the opportunity to thank our loyal readers for years of support while familiarizing new readers with what the Global Aquaculture Advocate has to offer.   Mission Based From its humble beginnings in George Chamberlain’s living room in St. Louis to GAA’s […]

  • Leadership

    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 […]

  • Membership

    Q&A with Harvest Select’s Randy Rhodes

    Editor’s note: In 2018, the Global Aquaculture Alliance will spotlight various members dedicated to GAA’s mission of responsible aquaculture. Membership starts at only $50 for individuals and $500 for businesses. Start utilizing our extensive benefits. Tell us about your background. I was born and raised in Alabama, living mostly in Tuscaloosa. I was blessed to […]

  • Advocacy

    The Key To Aquaculture Advocacy Is Education

    Editor’s note: The following is a guest blog post by chef, author and seafood advocate Barton Seaver. GAA and Seaver recently announced a partnership to raise public awareness of responsible aquaculture and the importance of sourcing seafood with provenance. I live on the coast of Maine where my wife and I have chosen to raise our […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA, Barton Seaver Partner to Promote Responsible Aquaculture

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is partnering with chef, author and seafood advocate Barton Seaver to raise awareness of responsible aquaculture and the importance of sourcing seafood with provenance. The partnership centers on Seaver’s contribution to Cooking Light, writing a monthly column for the magazine featuring healthy seafood recipes. The first column, titled “3 Tips for […]

  • MyGAA

    GAA’s ’30 Under 30’ Campaign Recognizes Young Aquaculture Enthusiasts

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) in early March introduced a 30 Under 30 campaign on whereby 30 young aquaculture enthusiasts under 30 years of age are recognized for their passion for responsible aquaculture. Each winner is featured on the GAA website with a photo and bio, and each will receive a GAA gift bag. MyGAA […]

  • Newsroom

    Chris Keller Rejoins BAP Market Development Team

    Chris Keller is back with the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) market development team, the Global Aquaculture Alliance announced in late February. Keller joined the organization in 2015 as BAP market development manager-retail for North America and was promoted to director of BAP market development for the Americas in 2016. After a stint with Sunnyvale Seafood, […]

  • Newsroom

    Talking Points: GAA/BAP & Social Responsibility

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has issued the following talking points to help its supporters talk about what GAA and its industry-leading Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program are doing to prevent labor abuse in the seafood supply chain: • GAA is fully committed to social responsibility as one of the pillars of its BAP […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA Announces Leadership Transition

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance on Feb. 15 announced a transition in its leadership. Industry veteran Andrew Mallison is joining GAA as executive director, as Wally Stevens, who has been in the role since 2007, steps aside to focus on other strategic ventures within the organization. Stevens will stay on as executive director through the transition, […]