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  • Newsroom

    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 2019 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 17 […]

  • Membership

    Member Feature: Friendship, Fervor and Fish

    It’s not a story you hear every day in the aquaculture sector: three childhood friends teaching inner-city kids to grow food (tilapia, in this case) in an area of Cleveland, Ohio, known as “The Forgotten Triangle.” The population and investment in The Forgotten Triangle have declined dramatically in recent years, and the neighborhood has experienced […]

  • Newsroom

    Canada’s CBC Set To Air Exposé On Shrimp, Antimicrobial Resistance

    On Friday, March 15, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. (CBC) is set to air an exposé on its popular consumer-watchdog program, Marketplace, on shrimp and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) titled “Testing Shrimp for Superbugs.” Due to the nature of the segment and its conversations with the CBC, the Global Aquaculture Alliance is concerned that the TV network […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA’s First Ever Annual Report Highlights Accomplishments, Goals

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is pleased to announce that it has published its first ever annual report. The 32-page 2018 annual report — released on March 14, just prior to the 2019 edition of Seafood Expo North America (SENA) — lays out the 22-year-old organization’s accomplishments and goals for both its pre-competitive advocacy and education […]

  • Leadership

    Melanie Siggs Speaks at Economist’s World Ocean Summit

    Melanie Siggs, director of strategic engagements for the Global Aquaculture Alliance, was among three speakers participating in a panel discussion on sustainable aquaculture at the World Ocean Summit in Abu Dhabi, UAE, on March 6. Organized by The Economist, the conference drew hundreds of attendees from various marine-related sectors, and aquaculture is a more prominent […]

  • Leadership

    GAA, Conservation NGOs Making Waves in California

    GAA has for many years been an advocate of conservation and reducing environmental impact in aquaculture. Our work has involved partnering with environmental groups – some of whom sit on our governance committees for the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) program – and these relationships are incredibly valuable to our vision as an organization. The Conservation […]

  • 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 […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA to Serve as Supporting Association at World Ocean Summit

    For the second year in a row, the Global Aquaculture Alliance has teamed up with The Economist for its World Ocean Summit as a supporting association. The World Ocean Summit takes place at St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort in Abu Dhabi, UAE, from March 5 to 7. This year’s theme is “Building bridges,” and the […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA Expecting a Busy Week in Boston for SENA 2019

    It’s been a cold few months at the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) headquarters in Portsmouth, N.H., but spring and seafood trade show season are right around the corner! We invite you to engage with GAA at Seafood Expo North America (SENA) at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Boston, Mass., from March 17 to […]

  • Newsroom

    Chamberlain, Mallison to Present at North Atlantic Seafood Forum

    Global Aquaculture Alliance President George Chamberlain is among the plenary speakers at the open of the North Atlantic Seafood Forum (NASF) in Bergen, Norway, from March 5 to 7. GAA is a co-sponsor of the 14th annual event, which drew some 900 attendees and 120 speakers last year. Chamberlain is part of a March 6 […]