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  • Advocacy

    The Key To Aquaculture Advocacy Is Education

    Editor’s note: The following is a guest blog post by chef, author and seafood advocate Barton Seaver. GAA and Seaver recently announced a partnership to raise public awareness of responsible aquaculture and the importance of sourcing seafood with provenance. I live on the coast of Maine where my wife and I have chosen to raise our […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA, Barton Seaver Partner to Promote Responsible Aquaculture

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is partnering with chef, author and seafood advocate Barton Seaver to raise awareness of responsible aquaculture and the importance of sourcing seafood with provenance. The partnership centers on Seaver’s contribution to Cooking Light, writing a monthly column for the magazine featuring healthy seafood recipes. The first column, titled “3 Tips for […]

  • MyGAA

    GAA’s ’30 Under 30’ Campaign Recognizes Young Aquaculture Enthusiasts

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) in early March introduced a 30 Under 30 campaign on whereby 30 young aquaculture enthusiasts under 30 years of age are recognized for their passion for responsible aquaculture. Each winner is featured on the GAA website with a photo and bio, and each will receive a GAA gift bag. MyGAA […]

  • Newsroom

    Chris Keller Rejoins BAP Market Development Team

    Chris Keller is back with the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) market development team, the Global Aquaculture Alliance announced in late February. Keller joined the organization in 2015 as BAP market development manager-retail for North America and was promoted to director of BAP market development for the Americas in 2016. After a stint with Sunnyvale Seafood, […]

  • Leadership

    Talking Points: GAA/BAP & Social Responsibility

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has issued the following talking points to help its supporters talk about what GAA and its industry-leading Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program are doing to prevent labor abuse in the seafood supply chain: • GAA is fully committed to social responsibility as one of the pillars of its BAP […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA Announces Leadership Transition

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance on Feb. 15 announced a transition in its leadership. Industry veteran Andrew Mallison is joining GAA as executive director, as Wally Stevens, who has been in the role since 2007, steps aside to focus on other strategic ventures within the organization. Stevens will stay on as executive director through the transition, […]

  • Leadership

    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. […]