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

Infographic: How the Blue Economy Challenge is Re-engineering Aquaculture

29/08/2016By Julia LuthringerBlog, News

In early 2016, the Blue Economy Challenge partners launched a call for ideas that would revolutionize the relationship between seafood and ocean health. 220 applicants from 41 countries answered that call with a breathtaking range of innovations— we’ve visualized the submissions in the in the infographic below (click to enlarge). Before announcing the 10 challenge winners … Read More

From Sea Cucumbers to Spirulina: Meet the 20 Finalists

29/08/2016By Julia LuthringerBlog, News

We are delighted to announce the Top 20 Finalists of the Blue Economy Challenge. Narrowing the applicant pool from over 200 down to 20 was a very difficult task, as there were many strong applications. The diversity of applications was breathtaking: see the full range in our infographic here.  We encourage those of you who were … 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