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Aquaculture

Coastwide
Aquaculture

USA - Charting a Course Toward Offshore Aquaculture

A CRS report finds that offshore aquaculture can spur economic growth if permitting reform takes place.

International
Aquaculture

USA - The race to stop fish becoming the next factory farming nightmare

Many diets that are better for our health, and the planet’s, call for eating more fish. Where will it all come from?

Coastwide
Aquaculture

World - The Blue Food Assessment: Scientific consortium identifies “ocean of opportunities” for sustainable seafood

21 Sep 2021 --- Research published by the Blue Food Assessment (BFA) – an initiative spearheaded by more than 100 researchers from over 25 scientific institutions – ranks seafood more highly than terrestrial animal proteins in terms of their nutritional benefits and potential for sustainability gains.

Coastwide
Aquaculture

USA - Diversity of small-scale fisheries and aquaculture makes them more resilient innovative, equitable and sustainable

Despite their massive economic and nutritional contributions, small-scale fisheries and aquaculture are often overlooked by policymakers. Drawing on profiles from around the world, researchers at Stanford and other institutions provide a blueprint for tailoring effective policy to this diverse sector.

Northeast
Aquaculture

ME - Viewpoint: Defending Acadia against industrial-scale aquaculture

For more than a century, landowners, community members and park partners have worked together to preserve the lands and waters that define Acadia National Park.

International
Aquaculture

World - ASC launches public consultations on feed standard and fish welfare requirements

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council has initiated a public consultation on new requirements in its standards to improve the welfare of farmed fish on issues related to water quality, stocking density, and slaughter.

Coastwide
Aquaculture

UK - ‘It’s a miracle crop’: the pioneers pushing the powers of seaweed

Kelp can clean New York’s polluted waters, tackle climate change and is sustainable – but growers need a law change first

Northeast
Aquaculture

ME - Sea Scallops Farmed in Maine Aren’t Just Sustainable. They’re Helping Their Habitat

There are only a handful of these farms in the United States, most run by fishing families in Maine. But their number is growing.

Northeast
Aquaculture

RI - Aquaculture Farmers and Recreational Users Tussle for Space Along Rhode Island's Crowded Coastline

TIVERTON, R.I. — The Ocean State’s coastal areas and its salt ponds are some of the most popular, crowded and treasured spots in the state. They are recreational havens, economic drivers and food suppliers.

Coastwide
Aquaculture

World - What is integrated aquaculture and how can it help feed the world?

Integrated aquaculture means linking two or more farming activities, where at least one is a fish-farming activity.

Mid-Atlantic
Aquaculture

NC - North Carolina's Latest 'Oyster Blueprint' Is a Model Within—and Outside—the State

In the coming months, as state officials shift their focus to another key project—an update to the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s wide-ranging Coastal Habitat Protection Plan—the “Oyster Blueprint” stands as a successful model for how increasing coastal habitat protection can build resiliency in the face of severe weather and climate change.

Northeast
Aquaculture

ME - Nordic Aquafarms obtains last permit needed for RAS farm in Maine

Nordic Aquafarms has obtained a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permit that was the last official permitting obstacle to its planned construction of a recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) farm to grow Atlantic salmon in Belfast, Maine.

International
Aquaculture

Int'l - As oceans warm, Zanzibar's women sea farmers grow sponges to stay afloat

Zanzibari women are learning how to swim and farm natural sponges that can withstand climate shocks and protect their income

International
Aquaculture

Int'l - Five innovative aquaculture projects land funding in BC

Five aquaculture projects have been pledged a share of a new $7.9 million funding round from the British Columbia Salmon Restoration and Innovation Fund (BCSRIF).

Coastwide
Aquaculture

US - Cousteau’s seaweed project captures Keeling Curve prize

An initiative that aims to quantify the carbon sequestration by seaweed in sediment and hopes to create market incentives for seaweed aquaculture as a solution to help address the climate crisis has won a major prize.

Coastwide
Aquaculture

World - Disruptive technologies for aquaculture, part 1

Novel molecular technologies for genetic improvement, offshore aquaculture, recirculating aquaculture systems and renewable energy, alternative aquafeed ingredients, oral vaccines

Northeast
Aquaculture

ME - Maine Voices: Stopping American Aquafarms is your fight, too

Everyone who cares about our coast and the Maine economy should worry about this irresponsible Down East project.