April is Earth Month, a time to reflect on the health of our planet. Earth Day, the 22nd, is especially a time to think about how our choices affect the environment and what we can do to lessen our impact. At Best Aquaculture Practices, this is something we think about each and every day. Many of our goals as a program are in line with those of the Earth Day movement.
Environmental responsibility is one of the core pillars of the BAP standards. Since the BAP program was established in 2002, we’ve helped thousands of aquaculture producers worldwide improve their practices and ensure the industry is rising to the highest standards. The role aquaculture plays in global food production is becoming increasingly important, as is the need to ensure it’s being done in a safe and responsible way.
Here are just a few of the ways BAP standards ensure producers around the world are minimizing their environmental impacts:
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