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George Chamberlain to be Honored at GOAL 2022 with Lifetime Achievement Award

Global Seafood Alliance President and Founder Dr. George Chamberlain will be a recipient of this year’s Wallace R. Stevens Lifetime Achievement Award at GSA’s GOAL: The Responsible Seafood Conference in Seattle on Tuesday, Oct. 4. A true ambassador for aquaculture and one of the world’s most respected aquaculture professionals, especially in the field of shrimp 

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Introducing the Global Seafood Alliance: A Letter from George Chamberlain

It’s hard to believe sometimes, but it was nearly 25 years ago that I became part of the team that founded the Global Aquaculture Alliance, a fledgling group of shrimp producers and buyers who believed that wider industry collaboration was the key to overcoming the major environmental and social license challenges they were facing. As 

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GSA Partners With NASF For Third Consecutive Year

For the third consecutive year, the Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) is partnering with the North Atlantic Seafood Forum (NASF), co-sponsoring the Sustainability Seminar with the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) on Thursday, June 10. Additionally, GSA President and Co-Founder George Chamberlain is among the 160 speakers, presenting on global shrimp-aquaculture production trends as part of the 

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GAA Unveils Plans For ‘Hybrid’ GOAL With Virtual Events, In-Person Event in Seattle

Introducing the new GOAL experience. The Global Aquaculture Alliance on Feb. 15 announced that its signature GOAL conference, featuring a hybrid experience with a series of virtual events, will begin in April, culminating with an in-person event in Seattle, USA, later this year. Since its inception in 2001, GOAL has built a reputation for quality, 

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GAA Publishes Its 2019 Annual Report

The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is pleased to announce that it has published its 2019 annual report. Released today, the 36-page 2019 annual report lays out the 23-year-old organization’s accomplishments in 2019 and goals for both its pre-competitive advocacy and education work as well as its industry-leading third-party aquaculture certification program, Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP). 

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Chamberlain Keynotes Animal Health Conference in Chile

Global Aquaculture Alliance President George Chamberlain was a keynote speaker at the World Organization for Animal Health’s Global Conference on Aquatic Animal Health in Santiago, Chile, from April 2 to 4. Featuring more than 30 speakers, the conference highlighted the critical contribution of aquatic animal health programs to improving aquaculture productivity and sustainability. It also 

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Canada’s CBC Set To Air Exposé On Shrimp, Antimicrobial Resistance

On Friday, March 15, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. (CBC) is set to air an exposé on its popular consumer-watchdog program, Marketplace, on shrimp and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) titled “Testing Shrimp for Superbugs.” Due to the nature of the segment and its conversations with the CBC, the Global Aquaculture Alliance is concerned that the TV network 

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Collaboration Needed to Address Shrimp Challenges, Says GAA’s Chamberlain at Braqcon 2019 in India

Dr. George Chamberlain, president of the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA), was among the featured speakers at the 2019 World Brackishwater Aquaculture Conference (Braqcon) in Chennai, India, from Jan. 22 to 25. Hosted by the ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture and co-organized by the Society of Coastal Aquaculture and Fisheries, the four-day conference is being attended 

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Wally Stevens Honored with 2018 GAA Lifetime Achievement Award

The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is proud to announce that Wally Stevens is the recipient of this year’s GAA Lifetime Achievement Award. Stevens accepted the recognition, which has been renamed the Wallace R. Stevens Lifetime Achievement Award in his honor, at GAA’s GOAL 2018 conference in Guayaquil, Ecuador, on Wednesday, Sept. 26. “The thrill of 

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GAA’s Chamberlain Talks Future of Shrimp at Aquavision 2018

Global Aquaculture Alliance President George Chamberlain was among the featured speakers at the Aquavision 2018 conference in Stavanger, Norway, in June. His 30-minute presentation, titled “The rapidly advancing elements of sustainable shrimp farming,” focused on the history and origin of today’s shrimp production systems, challenges and potential solutions moving forward. The Aquavision conference, which has been 

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Six Things You May Not Know About The Global Aquaculture Advocate

As the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s magazine celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, we thought we’d take the opportunity to thank our loyal readers for years of support while familiarizing new readers with what the Global Aquaculture Advocate has to offer.   Mission Based From its humble beginnings in George Chamberlain’s living room in St. Louis to GAA’s 

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GAA Announces Leadership Transition

The Global Aquaculture Alliance on Feb. 15 announced a transition in its leadership. Industry veteran Andrew Mallison is joining GAA as executive director, as Wally Stevens, who has been in the role since 2007, steps aside to focus on other strategic ventures within the organization. Stevens will stay on as executive director through the transition, 

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GAA Accepts $435,000 Grant to Develop Best Practices for Animal Welfare

This month, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) via the Responsible Aquaculture Foundation (RAF) accepted a $435,000 grant from the Open Philanthropy Project to develop best practices for animal welfare for salmonids, tilapia and channel catfish. As part of the two-year grant, GAA will identify best practices for animal welfare by surveying existing commercial practices, reviewing 

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GAA Offers New Social Responsibility Aquaculture Courses

The Global Aquaculture Alliance has launched new social responsibility aquaculture courses. Written by social development consultant Birgitte Krogh-Poulsen, a member of GAA’s Standards Oversight Committee, the courses address social responsibility as an essential element of aquaculture. The course lessons cover fundamental labor rights, worker safety and health, and community relations. The course lessons are geared