As effects from global climate change take hold, the importance of aquaculture in providing food security to the world’s growing population will become even more prominent. Wild fish stocks are expected to migrate with changing ocean temperatures, threatening the historic catch for fishermen and nations who have come to depend on this resource. Some species … More Aquaculture’s Role Amid A Changing Climate
Best Aquaculture Practices, known as BAP, is administered by the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) and it is the first aquaculture certification program to be recognized by the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative and the Global Food Safety Initiative. … More What Is BAP Certification?
Most production and consumption of seaweeds occurs in Asia, but one California-based company hopes to bring the seaweed revolution to the United States. … More Healthy, Sustainable, and All-Around Virtuous: Blue Evolution Seaweed
A report from Million Insights estimates the growth of the global aquaculture industry from 2012 to 2020, with a spotlight on several particular products. … More Aquaculture Industry to Experience Growing Demand for Bivalves, Crustacean, Salmon, Carp Through 2020
Whole Oceans plans to bring sustainable, traceable, and domestically grown Atlantic salmon to the U.S. … More Whole Oceans to Bring Sustainable & Domestic Farmed Salmon to U.S.
You can buy a salmon fillet fresh, frozen, farmed, wild caught, from Chile, from Alaska, certified or not, but you cannot buy a salmon fillet that is organic. … More How USDA Organic Seafood Would Benefit Aquaculture
The Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is working to provide a livelihood for people in Guinea-Bissau, starting with the youth. … More Young People Lead Aquaculture Project in Guinea-Bissau
While the term “farmed fish” usually pops up in a discussion about aquaculture, aquatic plants are also an important part of the industry. … More Can Seaweed Replace Our Addiction to Plastic?
Researchers at the University of Maine have identified some important findings from a survey of Americans’ perceptions and understanding about aquaculture. … More UMaine Survey: Outreach & Education Needed For U.S. Aquaculture Growth
KnipBio, a Massachusetts company that produces alternative fishmeal, announced in January that it is capable of scaling up production of its single-cell protein manufacturing process. … More Fishmeal Alternative Company Steps Up Production