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 city of South Portland, Maine is actively assessing the best approach to upgrade the Portland Street Pier, with aquaculture as a main driver. … More Pier Redevelopment Project Considers Aquaculture Potential
The Aquaculture Stewardship Council released some impressive achievements for 2017 in their December newsletter. … More ASC’s Stellar 2017 Shows Growth of Industry
One of the greatest barriers to aquaculture’s expansion is the threat of disease and pests, which can quickly spread amid any group of living creatures, particularly in aquatic environments. … More Trout & Salmon Farmers Unite To Test New Sea Lice Treatment
The value of Virginia’s oyster farms has indeed exceeded the public fishery, and Maryland appears to be following in the same path. … More Chesapeake Bay Oyster Farming Rivals Wild Fishery