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    Maine Aquaculture Association takes the helm of the state’s burgeoning industry

    Maine has long been famous for its working waterfront and well-managed lobster fishery. Today, however, climate change, federal regulations, and development pressures contribute to an uncertain future for Maine’s marine economy.  We recently sat down with Afton Hupper, a member of a commercial fishing family from Maine, to discuss Maine’s seafood industry on the Aquademia […]

  • Membership

    Q&A with Nely Serrano, Aquaculture Professional of 30 Years

    Editor’s note: The Global Aquaculture Alliance spotlights various members dedicated to GAA’s mission of responsible aquaculture. Membership starts at only $50 for individuals and $5,000 for businesses. Start utilizing our extensive benefits. Featured this month is Nely Serrano, an aquaculture industry veteran of over 30 years, who lives in Panama. Tell us a bit about your […]

  • Education

    How Farmed Seafood Can Support Climate Action

    Editor’s note: Aquaculture 101 is a campaign run by the Global Aquaculture Alliance to educate the public about the basics of aquaculture, to disseminate information in an easily understandable way. The campaign dispels myths and gives facts about the promising future of the industry. In 2020, the focus of Aquaculture 101 is on the alignment of aquaculture […]

  • Newsroom

    Aquaculture Backgrounds for Your Virtual Meetings

    Are you finding yourself having more virtual meetings during this period of self-isolation and digital connection? We here at Global Aquaculture Alliance and Best Aquaculture Practices have created some fun graphics for you to use in your online meetings! You can download aquaculture-themed virtual backgrounds below. Save them to your computer before beginning the steps […]

  • Leadership

    Letter from GAA’s Wally Stevens on COVID-19

    These are certainly unprecedented times. As we navigate through the uncharted waters of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), know that the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) remains zeroed in on its mission — to promote responsible aquaculture practices through education, advocacy and demonstration. Some of you are concerned about the impact of COVID-19 on GAA’s Best Aquaculture Practices […]

  • Membership

    Q&A with Keith Drynan of Troutlodge

    Editor’s note: The Global Aquaculture Alliance spotlights various members dedicated to GAA’s mission of responsible aquaculture. Membership starts at only $50 for individuals and $5,000 for businesses. Start utilizing our extensive benefits. Featured this month is Keith Drynan, General Manager of Troutlodge, based out of Washington, USA. Tell us a little bit about your background. Although I […]

  • Education

    Farmed Seafood Promotes Good Health and Wellbeing

    Editor’s note: Aquaculture 101 is a Global Aquaculture Alliance campaign designed to educate the public about the basics of aquaculture, to disseminate information in a digestible way. The campaign dispels myths and gives facts about the promising future of the industry. In 2020, the focus of Aquaculture 101 is on the alignment of aquaculture with the United Nations Sustainable Development […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA Publishes Its 2019 Annual Report

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is pleased to announce that it has published its 2019 annual report. Released today, the 36-page 2019 annual report lays out the 23-year-old organization’s accomplishments in 2019 and goals for both its pre-competitive advocacy and education work as well as its industry-leading third-party aquaculture certification program, Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP). […]

  • Education

    Global Aquaculture Academy launches in-pond raceway system (IPRS) course

    The Global Aquaculture Academy has officially launched a new online course outlining the implementation process of in-pond raceway systems (IPRS) for pond aquaculture cultivation, as well as the technology’s benefits, equipment needed, production figures, and more. The course is comprised of a series of short videos, interviews from IPRS experts, and a quiz at the […]

  • Membership

    Q&A with Katlin Tilly of The Island School

    Editor’s note: The Global Aquaculture Alliance spotlights various members dedicated to GAA’s mission of responsible aquaculture. Membership starts at only $50 for individuals and $5,000 for businesses. Start utilizing our extensive benefits. Featured this month is Katlin Tilly, Food Security Manager with The Island School at The Center for Sustainable Development. Check out our full feature […]