Announcing The Winners Of The Blue Economy Challenge

16/09/2016By Kendra YoshinagaBlog, News

We have a winner– ten of them! Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop today announced the winners of the Blue Economy Challenge at the World Wildlife Fund headquarters in Washington, D.C. The winning innovations range from low-cost micro-scale farming to improved seaweed farming technology for women to vaccine-carrying fish feed. We can’t wait to see how these … Read More

Conservation at the Cutting Edge: A Q&A with Alex Dehgan

30/06/2016By Kendra YoshinagaBlog

With just a few hours left until the deadline of the Blue Economy Challenge, we sat down with Alex Dehgan, founder and CEO of #BlueRevolution partner Conservation X Labs. Before founding Conservation X Labs, Dehgan served as the Chief Scientist at the U.S. Agency for International Development. From helping create Afghanistan’s first national park to … Read More

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