Opponents of Aquaculture Operation in Belfast Go to Court

August 25, 2021 Associated Press

Opponents of Nordic Aquafarms are suing over the Belfast City Council’s unanimous decision to use eminent domain to get an easement across a piece of disputed mudflat.

Blockchain Expands its Aquaculture Presence With Shrimp and Salmon

August 20, 2021 Global Aquaculture Alliance

Emerging technology purports to reduce fraud and differentiate products, but producers can also use the tool to reach and educate consumers.

Aquaculture Stewardship Council Appoints New Markets and Communications Leader

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council, the international farmed seafood certification programme and ecolabel, has appointed Willem de Bruijn as the new Senior Director of Markets and Communications. De Bruijn will provide leadership and direction to the activities of ASC’s newly restructured Marketing and Communications, Market Development and Market Research and Insight departments. 

Nordic Aquafarms Obtains Last Permit Needed For RAS Farm in Maine, but Hurdle Remains

Nordic Aquafarms announced Monday that it has been granted an Army Corps of Engineers permit and is now the first large-scale recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) in the state to have received all the permits it needs to proceed.

NWAA Challenges Anti-Aquaculture Groups Over Steelhead Permit

The Northwest Aquaculture Alliance (NWAA), an organization whose mission is to promote the water farming of nutritious, affordable aquatic foods, and promote a robust Blue Economy in Washington state and the region, would like to challenge your August 6, 2021, press release regarding the permit that the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has granted to Cooke Aquaculture Pacific.