Quick Dips
Curated topical articles on the Blue Economy

Climate change is now on the menu at seafood restaurants

William W. L. Cheung, The Conversation Fisheries & Aquaculture

Restaurants update their menus all the time and this often goes unnoticed by diners.

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Finless Foods launches plant-based pokè-style tuna

The Fish Site Fisheries & Aquaculture

Cell culture and alternative seafood pioneer Finless Foods will unveil its pokè-style plant-based tuna to delegates at the National Restaurant Association trade show.

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Venture Capitalists Are Aiming to Disrupt Fish Farming

Priya Anand, Bloomberg Fisheries & Aquaculture

Forever Oceans says it’s built technology that allows it to push into new frontiers for cultivated fish.

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US university leads $14 million oyster research effort

The Fish Site Fisheries & Aquaculture

The University of Louisiana in Lafayette is taking the lead on a three-year, $14 million research initiative that will develop oyster broodstock that are more resilient in low-salinity environments.

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Smart aquaculture: technological intervention is vital for a sustainable future

Rajamanohar Somasundaram, The Fish Site Fisheries & Aquaculture

By 2050, food production needs to increase by 60 percent to feed a world population of 9.3 billion.

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Seafood Production Suffers Under Climate Change, but Sustainable Reforms Can Undo the Damage

The Pew Charitable Trusts Fisheries & Aquaculture

A new study published in Nature finds that, with appropriate actions, oceans may produce more food.

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Millions of tonnes of dead animals: the growing scandal of fish waste

Emma Bryce, The Guardian Fisheries & Aquaculture

Dumped at sea, lost on land or left to rot in shops and fridges, the global catch of fish is being wasted like never before – hurting not only the oceans but the nutrition of billions of people. Can it be reversed?

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We might be having the wrong conversation about tech and aquaculture

Megan Howell, The Fish Site Fisheries & Aquaculture

The leading edge of technology tends to gain popular traction in the aquaculture industry.

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Is seafood traceability coming of age?

World Ocean Initiative, The Economist Group Fisheries & Aquaculture

The future of sustainable blue foods is digital.

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23 aquaculture and blue food innovators to take the stage at upcoming conference

The Fish Site Fisheries & Aquaculture

Through two days of panel discussions and innovation showcases, these entrepreneurs at the cutting edge of innovation will showcase ground-breaking solutions in seven key areas.

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On World Tuna Day, 10 Fishery Management Successes Show Value of Conservation

Rachel Hopkins, The Pew Charitable Trusts Fisheries & Aquaculture

Progress on catch limits, illegal fishing and bycatch offer hope for a sustainable future for valuable tuna fisheries.

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Fish on drugs: cocktail of medications is ‘contaminating ocean food chain’

Salomé Gómez-Upegui, The Guardian Fisheries & Aquaculture Plastics & Pollution

Study in Florida finds ‘widespread’ traces of a total of 58 medications including heart drugs, opioids, antidepressants and antifungals in increasingly rare bonefish and their prey.

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Tomorrow’s Mariculture

Sonia Fernandez, UC Santa Barbara Fisheries & Aquaculture

With swift, concerted and careful action, the ocean can be sustainably cultivated to provide food for future populations.

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Seaweed project wins million dollar XPRIZE for carbon removal

The Fish Site Fisheries & Aquaculture

The Climate Foundation’s SeaForestation project has won a Milestone XPRIZE for carbon removal, from Elon Musk’s foundation.

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Cooking4Climate - Episode 3

Investable Oceans Fisheries & Aquaculture

The third installment of our “Cooking4Climate” Series - kelp burgers. Regenerative and really good!

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Living Coral Biobank Project Kicks off in Australia

Reef Builders Fisheries & Aquaculture

You might have heard of a seed bank but have you ever heard of a Living Coral Biobank?

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Sea-farmed supercrop: how seaweed could transform the way we live

Richard Orange, The Guardian Fisheries & Aquaculture

From high-protein food to plastics and fuel, Swedish scientists are attempting to tap the marine plant’s huge potential.

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Want to learn more about investing in digital aquatech?

The Fish Site Fisheries & Aquaculture

Aqua-spark has released its second edition of the Aqua Insights report and focuses its analysis on the investment landscape for digital aquatech.

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USAID backs $6.3 million Madagascan sea cucumber and seaweed project

The Fish Site Fisheries & Aquaculture

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced 24 marine initiatives at the Our Ocean Conference, which took place in Palau this week.

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Fishing Without the Fish: Lab-Grown Seafood is on the Way

Back to Blue Initiative Fisheries & Aquaculture

At least 14 firms, from Hong Kong to Montreal, are “cultivating” seafood entirely in laboratories.

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