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Shrimp farmer swimming upstream in Canada’s cattle country has its sights set on the States

Despite little local support in the province of Alberta, shrimp farmer Waterford Farms is seeking a foothold – and a low footprint. 

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RAS in the USA: Fad or future?
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RAS in the USA: Fad or future?

A rash of large-scale, land-based recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS) are planting their flags on U.S. soil, even though it will take several years and hundreds of millions of dollars of investment before they produce their first sellable fish. 

Aquaculture Exchange: Dawn Purchase, part 1
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Aquaculture Exchange: Dawn Purchase, part 1

In a wide-ranging interview, the Marine Conservation Society’s aquaculture program manager applauds innovation, decries food waste and gives a look inside the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Standards Oversight Committee. She touches upon land-based fish farming, aquafeed production and retailers’ huge responsibilities. 

Land-based macroalgae farming
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Land-based macroalgae farming

Land-based cultivation of macroalgae can minimize impacts on wild macroalgae stocks while reducing harvest costs and controlling quality. Integration of macroalgae with land-based fish culture systems could reduce capital and operating costs.