Topic responsible aquaculture

  • Education

    Moving Fish Farming Forward One Conversation at a Time

    At the Global Aquaculture Alliance, we believe fish farming is part of the solution to the growing population’s protein predicament. Our mission is to promote responsible aquaculture practices through education, advocacy and demonstration. And, while this future-of-food topic resonates with almost everyone (we all have to eat, right?), we’re always interested to learn how aquaculture […]

  • Leadership

    GAA Responds to MCS Draft Ratings System

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is pleased to contribute to the public consultation on the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) Draft Aquaculture Ratings Methodology Handbook. According to the United Kingdom-based conservation organization, the handbook provides in-depth discussion of how MCS assesses the environmental performance of various aquaculture production methods. It is aimed at MCS assessors and […]

  • Newsroom

    Seafish’s Aquaculture Profiles Highlights BAP, Other Certification Programs

    Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) is among the third-party aquaculture certification programs referenced in a new web tool developed by the United Kingdom’s Sea Fish Industry Authority (Seafish) to guide anyone sourcing seafood, whether in the United Kingdom or abroad. Launched early this year, Seafish’s Aquaculture Profiles are designed to be objective and non-bias. It currently […]

  • GAA Films

    ‘Where There Is Trout’ Documentary Short Film Wins Award

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is delighted to announce that one of its documentary short films by GAA Films won an award at the Mexico International Film Festival. The announcement came on May 31 at a screening of GAA Films’ four documentary short films at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) in Portland, Maine. Held […]

  • Advocacy

    Make Aquaculture a Pillar of the Community

    Editor’s note: The following is a guest blog post by chef, author and seafood advocate Barton Seaver. GAA and Seaver announced a partnership in early 2018 to raise public awareness of responsible aquaculture and the importance of sourcing seafood with provenance. Indulge me in a bit of a mental exercise, if you will. Imagine a traditional farm […]

  • GAA Films

    GAA Films Debuts Episode 4: ‘Aloha for This Place’

    GAA Films, the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s documentary short film initiative, has debuted its fourth episode. Titled “Aloha for This Place,” the eight-minute episode follows the lives of three young fish farmers living on the Big Island of Hawaii. The episode explores what “being Hawaiian” means to these non-native residents and how farming fish affects their […]

  • Newsroom

    Global Seafood Assurances Launched to Address Gaps in Aquaculture, Fisheries Certification

    Global Seafood Assurances (GSA), a new, independent, not-for-profit organization established to meet marketplace and public expectations for assurances across the board in aquaculture and fisheries officially launched at Seafood Expo Global in Brussels, Belgium, on April 25. The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) spearheaded the formation of the organization and will initially fund its operations. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • Membership

    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 […]