A wider view: It’s blue food’s time

Laura Rose, Global Aquaculture Alliance Fisheries & Aquaculture

A wider view: It’s blue food’s time
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The “blue economy,” or the sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth, reminds us that we thrive – or we suffer – together. Every second breath we take comes from the ocean, and all our waters sustain us in ways that deserve greater appreciation.

In this context, “blue food” gets a deserved share of the spotlight for its contributions to food security, nutrition and livelihoods. Blue food is defined as all edible aquatic organisms, including fish, shellfish and algae from marine and freshwater production systems (aquaculture and fisheries).

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