Using objective and quantitative information about the environmental effects of marine fish farming, the Aquaculture Standards Project worked to identify practical ways to improve the environmental sustainability of the global seafood supply.
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Over the past decade, numerous seafood certification and eco-labeling programs have been developed to provide incentives for sustainable fisheries management, responsible aquaculture production, and responsible seafood purchasing. Read More
The Pew Environment Group has had the opportunity to convey concerns and engage in deep dialogue regarding the fine points of individual standards of the Salmon Aquaculture Dialogue (SAD). The following comments highlight the areas which we believe hold some of the most pressing challenges in marine aquaculture and assess how well the SAD final draft standard addresses these concerns. Read More
Sustainability is a growing priority for most seafood professionals, whether they are producers, regulators, buyers, or others in the seafood industry. With an increasing dependence on aquaculture to fill the growing demand for seafood, numerous questions have arisen regarding the environmental impact of these production systems. To chart a sustainable path forward, it is imperative that decision... Read More