Aquaculture has been shown to have the potential to increase and deliver benefits both economically and in food security in both low to middle-income economies. Aquaculture enhances the quality of diets and health of populations through improved nutrition. It is estimated that aquaculture alone accounts for 20.5 million jobs in 2018 and continues to grow. It is vital … More Policy: aquaculture’s growing role in global food security
In the past, nearshore pens have set aquaculture up for negative press. Fortunately, aquaculture has developed significantly in the last 30 years. It has been proven that net pens located in adequate current and depth do not pose a significant environmental risk and are actually well received by the local populations because of their Fish Aggregating Device … More Offshore Aquaculture potentially leading the way in sustainable seafood
Bivalve, mollusk, and microalgae farming enterprises provide viable profitability and sustainability alternatives to other industrial carbon capture and storage technologies currently being promoted. These “unfed” species filter feed on nutrients from the environment and commonly act as a carbon sink taking up aqueous carbon. Shellfish rely on calcium carbonate to create their shells while algae absorb dissolved carbon, … More Can bivalve aquaculture potentially prevent the issues associated with tackle climate change?
Mowi is one of the world’s most recognized salmon aquaculture organizations. The operation has many different sites because of its large size. Salmon farming has had a controversial history specifically with nearshore pens located in fjords, but similar to the rest of aquaculture has seen many sustainable developments over the last 30 years. Mowi has publicized that its … More Mowi Scotland achieves ASC certification for five seawater sites