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A CRS report finds that offshore aquaculture can spur economic growth if permitting reform takes place.
Many diets that are better for our health, and the planet’s, call for eating more fish. Where will it all come from?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kelp can clean New York’s polluted waters, tackle climate change and is sustainable – but growers need a law change first
There are only a handful of these farms in the United States, most run by fishing families in Maine. But their number is growing.
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.
Integrated aquaculture means linking two or more farming activities, where at least one is a fish-farming activity.
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.
New round of funding includes contributions from Nutreco, Aqua-Spark, the Polish Development Fund and others
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.
Zanzibari women are learning how to swim and farm natural sponges that can withstand climate shocks and protect their income
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).
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.
Novel molecular technologies for genetic improvement, offshore aquaculture, recirculating aquaculture systems and renewable energy, alternative aquafeed ingredients, oral vaccines
Everyone who cares about our coast and the Maine economy should worry about this irresponsible Down East project.