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  • Membership

    Aquaculture Down Under: Exploring and Admiring Australian Aquaculture

    Editor’s Note: The following is a guest blog post by GAA Member Tim Lucas. In 2019, Tim launched the Aquaculture Down Under project which he recently completed with his family. You can read about his travels and experiences in-depth on the Facebook page. At the time of this blog post’s publishing, Tim’s home country of […]

  • Leadership

    Justin Trudeau’s Mandate Detrimental to Responsible Aquaculture Movement

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s mandate to phase out ocean net pen salmon farming in British Columbia is detrimental not only to the region’s thriving aquaculture sector but also to the push for responsible aquaculture globally. Perhaps no region has embraced the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program as much as […]

  • Membership

    Q&A with Brianna Shaughnessy of University of Massachusetts

    Editor’s note: This year, the Global Aquaculture Alliance will spotlight 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 Brianna Shaughnessy, a PhD student of Environmental Biology at the University of Massachusetts Boston and IGERT Coasts […]

  • Newsroom

    Full Report on Southeast Asian Fishmeal Fisheries Released

    In April, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) and IFFO, the Marine Ingredients Organisation, released the main findings of a joint-funded project improving the understanding of Southeast Asia fisheries that supply raw material for fishmeal production. The report was produced by Duncan Leadbitter of Fish Matter Pty. Ltd. after approximately 10 months of data gathering, using […]

  • Newsroom

    At GOAL 2019, GAA, BAP Supporters Ramp Up 2020 Sustainability Commitments

    Supporters of the Global Aquaculture Alliance and its Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program reinforced their commitment to responsible aquaculture at the organization’s GOAL 2019 conference by disclosing one or more sustainability-related initiatives for 2020. At the beginning of GOAL 2019 in Chennai, India, GAA CEO Andrew Mallison challenged the audience of about 475 […]

  • Education

    Why We Need Both Farmed and Wild Seafood

    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 farmed […]

  • Membership

    Q&A with Bonnie Waycott, Aquaculture Writer

    Editor’s note: This year, the Global Aquaculture Alliance will spotlight 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 Bonnie Waycott, a freelance writer in aquaculture and fisheries, and contributor to the Global Aquaculture Advocate. Tell […]

  • Newsroom

    GOAL 2019 in India Draws 475 Attendees, Makes Headlines

    Another edition of the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s GOAL (Global Outlook for Aquaculture Leadership) conference is in the books! GOAL 2019, held at the Leela Palace in Chennai, India, from Oct. 21 to 24, drew 475 attendees, up more than 25 percent from GOAL 2018 in Guayaquil, Ecuador. This year’s conference, the 20th installment of GOAL […]