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  • Newsroom

    Visit GAA/BAP at Seafood Expo North America in Boston

    Once again this year, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is exhibiting at Seafood Expo North America (SENA), with a number of activities planned in its exhibit and in its meeting room. SENA — North America’s largest seafood trade show, with more than 1,340 exhibiting companies from 50-plus countries — takes place at the Boston Convention […]

  • Membership

    Q&A with Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Taylor Voorhees

    Editor’s note: In 2018, the Global Aquaculture Alliance will be spotlighting 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? My background is rooted in aquaculture through the lenses of fish physiology and aquaculture engineering, […]

  • Newsroom

    Seafood Nutrition Partnership Names GAA’s Dr. Steve Hart to its Board

    Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) Vice President Dr. Steve Hart has joined the board of directors for Seafood Nutrition Partnership (SNP). Founded in 2013, SNP is a non-profit organization with a mission of inspiring a healthier America through partnerships and outreach to raise awareness about the essential nutritional benefits of eating seafood. SNP continues to support […]

  • Membership

    GAA Membership: Five Things to Consider

    We all pick and choose our memberships carefully. They say something about who we are and what we wish to see in the world. Most people will only belong to a few trustworthy and dedicated efforts over the course of their lifetime, and they’ll expect their affiliation to benefit them in a multitude of ways. […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA Appoints New Standards Oversight Committee Member

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has filled an open position on its 12-member Standards Oversight Committee (SOC), which oversees the development of the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification standards for farmed seafood. Nguyen Hoang Tuan of Vietnam has accepted the position, which is for a representative of the non-governmental conservation community. Currently, Mr. Tuan is […]

  • Leadership

    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 […]

  • Advocacy

    Pledge to Eat Seafood Twice a Week in 2018

    Editor’s note: The following is a guest blog post by Seafood Nutrition Partnership (SNP). GAA is partnering with SNP to promote increased seafood consumption. January often means a renewed commitment to making lifestyle changes such as eating healthier and working out more. But 80 percent of New Year’s resolutions fail by February. While most people hope to […]

  • Education

    Four Reasons Why You Should, And Will Be, Eating More Seafood

    A burgeoning middle class. A more health conscious society. The emergence of e-commerce. Seafood consumption is poised to continue to grow in the years to come, thanks to favorable demographic shifts and technological advancements that are improving accessibility to food. Yet the reality of a world with finite resources and a global population that is […]

  • Opportunities and Resources

    Advocate Editor Attending Four Industry Events in Q1

    Global Aquaculture Advocate Editor James Wright will be reporting and writing from four industry events in the first quarter of 2018, beginning next week with the National Fisheries Institute’s Global Seafood Marketing Conference (GSMC). The publication, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, supports the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s (GAA) mission of feeding the world through […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA Accepting Applications for 2018 Global Aquaculture Innovation Award

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is now accepting applications for the 2018 Global Aquaculture Innovation Award. The competition was established by GAA in 2012 to recognize individuals and companies finding new solutions to the key challenges facing aquaculture. Examples include technologies that mitigate the occurrence of animal diseases or parasites, or that reduce or eliminate the use […]