Articles

  • Leadership

    Open letter to Patagonia: Let’s not forget that we’re all in the same boat

    Last night, members of the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) staff attended a local screening of “Artifishal,” a documentary film produced by outdoor apparel company Patagonia. The film questions the role of fish hatcheries in supplementing recreational and commercial salmon and trout fisheries in the Pacific Northwest, alleging they do more harm than good for wild […]

  • Newsroom

    First Overarching Study for South-East Asian Fishmeal Industry Provides Recommendations

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) and IFFO, the Marine Ingredients Organisation, have today released the findings from a joint-funded project which improves the understanding of the fisheries of South East Asia which supply raw material for fishmeal production. The report was produced by Duncan Leadbitter (Fish Matter Pty Ltd) after approximately 10 months of data […]

  • Education

    What Is the Environmental Impact of Aquaculture?

    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 […]

  • Membership

    GAA and World Aquaculture Society Announce Strategic Partnership

    This week, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) and the World Aquaculture Society (WAS), two well-respected membership organizations, entered into a Strategic Partnership with the intent to provide more resources to their combined member base and drive mutual goals in the name of advancing responsible aquaculture. The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s vision statement, “A world that embraces […]

  • Newsroom

    Chamberlain Keynotes Animal Health Conference in Chile

    Global Aquaculture Alliance President George Chamberlain was a keynote speaker at the World Organization for Animal Health’s Global Conference on Aquatic Animal Health in Santiago, Chile, from April 2 to 4. Featuring more than 30 speakers, the conference highlighted the critical contribution of aquatic animal health programs to improving aquaculture productivity and sustainability. It also […]

  • Newsroom

    Wednesday Luncheon Anchors GAA Activities in Brussels

    Last year, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) made a big splash on one of the world’s biggest seafood stages with the launch of Global Seafood Assurances (GSA), a new, independent, not-for-profit organization established to provide credible supply-chain assurances for farmed and wild seafood while addressing gaps in aquaculture and fisheries certification. This year, GAA once […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA Welcomes Five New Directors to its Board

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is pleased to announce the addition of five new directors to its 20-member board. The transition came on March 16, when the board gathered for its biannual meeting at Seafood Expo North America in Boston. The new directors are Eric Bloom, president of U.S.-based importer Eastern Fish, who replaces his brother, […]

  • GOAL

    STIP Signs On As GOAL 2019 Contributing Partner

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is pleased to announce that the Seafood Trade Intelligence Portal (STIP) will be a contributing partner of GAA’s GOAL 2019 conference as part of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that the two organizations signed on March 27. This year’s GOAL (Global Outlook for Aquaculture Leadership) conference will be held at the […]

  • Education

    What Is Aquaculture and Why Do We Need It?

        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 […]