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Research coordinator wins 2021 Atlantic Canada Aquaculture award

Betty House, veteran science and research coordinator, has been recognized for the 2021 Atlantic Canada Aquaculture Award. House coordinates science, research, and innovation activities for Atlantic Canada’s salmon farming sector through the Atlantic Canada Fish Farmers Association (ACFFA).

$3.5M in NOAA funds to boost aquaculture

An assortment of project proposals aimed at addressing ongoing and long-term impacts associated with the COVID-19 pandemic on seafood resources shared $2.9 million in funding from NOAA Sea Grant.

Two questions will hound RAS producers in the foreseeable future

Land-based aquaculture responds beautifully as complement to conventional production methods but producers in this emerging sector should be ready to answer concerns about energy use and fish density, said Viggo Halseth, chief innovation officer of Nutreco.
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Cages in the Commons

Despite the benefits of aquaculture, anti-farming advocates often single out “cage culture.” The advantages of production in cage systems seem obvious to its supporters; so why is there seemingly endless controversy surrounding the issuance of permits for siting and operating fish farms based on cage systems in open waters? » Read more

Aquaculture industry’s first in-person event tests the waters

Half-full or half empty? It depends on how you look at it, but visitor numbers at this year’s Aquaculture America saw a 52 per cent decline in attendance compared to the previous edition held in February 2020 when COVID-19 was just beginning its assault in North America. » Read more

From the Editor: The sometimes tedious but incredibly important policy discussions

Called “GCA +20 – The Shanghai Declaration,” the conference highlighted strategies to maximize sustainable aquaculture (through innovation, it was said) and ensuring that the benefits of aquaculture growth is equitable and fairly distributed, reflecting the conference’s special focus on “leaving no one behind.” » Read more
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RAS Virtual Summit 2021

Nov. 3, 2021
Virtual Event
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World Aquaculture 2021

Nov. 8-12, 2021
Merida, Yucatan, Mexico
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