Aquaculture by the numbers: Why innovation matters

16/03/2016By Kendra YoshinagaBlog

Aquaculture is the world’s fastest-growing animal food producing sector, and in developing economies across the Pacific region, it provides a wide range of unique opportunities.1 Using data from the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization, we’ll explain how aquaculture can have an impact in three important areas: food security, economic development, and sustainability. Food security This … Read More

Seaweed aquaculture: an innovation platform for the Blue Economy

05/03/2016By Nicholas PaulBlog

by Nicholas Paul, Principal Research Fellow at James Cook University, Townsville, Australia When we think about aquaculture we tend to think of fish farming, and in particular, farming fish for protein. Chances are the fish you are eating today was farmed, not caught. Yet aquaculture – the production of living aquatic resources for food and materials … Read More

Aquaculture – Novel Feeds For A Sustainable Blue Revolution

28/02/2016By Cedric SimonBlog

By Cedric J. Simon Senior Research Scientist in Aquaculture Nutrition, CSIRO Agriculture, Bribie Island Research Centre, Bribie Island QLD Due to ever expanding population growth and increased awareness of the health benefits of seafood, the global appetite for fish is on the rise. Today’s world fish consumption is at a high of 19 kg per … Read More

#BlueRevolution: Crowdsourcing Ocean Conservation

28/02/2016By Davar ArdalanNews

Aquaculture is one of the fastest-growing food production industries in the world: today, nearly half of the fish we eat are farmed. As the industry expands, it’s more important than ever to ensure that farming in the ocean is sustainable. That’s why we’re launching a campaign today to crowdsource new techniques for the cultivation and … Read More

A Healthy Ocean Nurtures a Sustainable Food Source

31/01/2016By Maya TrabulsiNews

In 2016, no challenge is more awesome, or less understood, than the conservation of our oceans, and the value oceans provide to food security and other resources for humanity.Transforming conservation through novel approaches that dramatically improve the efficacy, speed, cost, and scale of solutions is a major goal for governments, institutions and citizens alike.   … Read More

It’s About Securing Our Oceans

05/01/2016By Maya TrabulsiUncategorized

In November, Conservation X Labs, a technology firm focused on conservation’s grand challenges, in collaboration with SecondMuse and the World Wildlife Fund, hosted the inaugural Oceans Conservation ‘Big Think’ at the Scripps Institute for Oceanography. At the ‘Big Think’, reporter Maya Trabulsi interviewed Carter Roberts, President and CEO of the World Wildlife Fund. He says … Read More