‘We can protect the environment and allow aquaculture to grow’
We’re posting all six of the presentations from the exciting and fast-paced session, “Thoughts on the Future of Aquaculture.” Each speaker was asked to speak about “building confidence in aquaculture.” This week’s speaker is Robert Jones, global aquaculture lead at The Nature Conservancy. Previous posts include Sunil Kadri, founder of Aquaculture Innovation; and Matthew Thompson, aquaculture project lead at the Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life at New England Aquarium.
Other speakers to come are Isaac Fraynd, Aqua-Spark; Jennifer Bushman, Route to Market Services; and Scott Williams, BJ’s Wholesale Club.
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Global Aquaculture Advocate
In the seventh and final Pecha Kucha presentation from the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s annual GOAL conference in Dublin, Ireland, Jacqueline Claudia, CEO of LoveTheWild, inspires attendees with a passionate plea for aquaculture and – above all else – food that tastes good.
There are similarities and differences between the various aquaculture certification programs but until recently there has been little publicly available analysis to document those points. Michael Tlusty, director of ocean sustainability science at the New England Aquarium, provided it at GOAL 2016.
Health & Welfare
In the second Pecha Kucha presentation from the Global Aquaculture Alliance's annual GOAL conference in Dublin, Ireland, Fanny Giudicelli of Marine Akwa talks about how marine probiotics, derived from seaweed, can help the industry's efforts in combatting infectious diseases.
Gorjan Nikolik, senior industry analyst for Rabobank, presented on fishmeal’s transformation from commodity to a “high-priced strategic protein” at the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s annual GOAL conference in Vancouver. See the full video of his presentation.