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Curated topical articles on the Blue Economy

Blue economy industry projected to reach $421 billion value by 2030

Nick Paschal, Yahoo News Fisheries & Aquaculture

The Port of San Diego is diving head first into the blue economy with its Aquaculture and Blue Technology Program.

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Sustainable fishing: The tech making it cheaper and greener

Ashleigh Swan, BBC Fisheries & Aquaculture

New research and studies have shown that illuminated lights reduced the average bycatch by 63%.

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The world has lost 14% of its coral reefs since 2009. Investing in a blue economy gives us a shot at saving the rest

World Economic Forum Fisheries & Aquaculture

Countries unite to protect coral reefs with $12 billion pledge.

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Aquaculture Market to Reach $543.3 Billion by 2032

Global News Wire Fisheries & Aquaculture

The aquaculture market is a rapidly growing sector. The market is driven by a number of factors, including rising incomes, increasing awareness of the health benefits of seafood, and a growing focus on sustainability.

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From kingfish to insects: insights from the €200 m ocean impact fund

The Fish Site Fisheries & Aquaculture

New insights on the largest impact fund in the blue economy as the fund reaches the $200M mark.

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The Salmon on Your Plate Has a Troubling Cost. These Farms Offer Hope.

Melissa Clark, New York Times Fisheries & Aquaculture

Land-based aquaculture is still coming into its own, but it stands to upend an industry plagued by environmental concerns.

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World’s largest seafood companies continue to lack transparency on social and environmental impacts

World Benchmarking Alliance Fisheries & Aquaculture

New research evaluated the 30 most influential companies in the seafood industry and found transparency is lacking.

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Aquaculture: Bringing Climate Resilience to Maine’s Blue Economy

Hugh Cowperthwaite and Nick Branchina, GreenMoney Journal Fisheries & Aquaculture

Adapting to and combating climate change through aquaculture investment.

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US Congress considers SEAfood Act to advance offshore aquaculture in US waters

The Fish Site Fisheries & Aquaculture

As the US Congress considers the Science-based Equitable Aquaculture Food Act, or SEAfood Act, sustainable seafood grown in US waters is one step closer to being on the menu.

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The humble oyster could hold the key to restoring coastal waters

Rhiannon Williams, MIT Fisheries & Aquaculture

Introducing aquaculture where none exists can simultaneously clean heavily polluted waters and provide local economic opportunity. 

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Marine "Biomimetics" Could Be the Blue Economy's Next Big Hit

Emma Bryce, The Maritime Executive Fisheries & Aquaculture

Marine biomimetics could be a force for the good of the ocean.

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Biden seeks to extract valuable minerals from seaweeds

The Fish Site Fisheries & Aquaculture

Three projects to evaluate the feasibility of extracting rare earth elements (REEs) and platinum group metals (PGMs) from macroalgae have been awarded funding from the US Department of Energy (DOE).

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10,000 Wild Oysters Released Onto Human-Made Reef off Coast of England

Cristen Hemingway Jaynes, Ecowatch Fisheries & Aquaculture

Native oysters were once common in UK seas, but have seen a sharp decline due to over-harvesting, habitat loss, pollution, and disease; one group is bringing them back.

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First global assessment of the sustainability of coral reef fisheries

Elisabeth King, Smithsonian Magazine Fisheries & Aquaculture

An innovative mathematical analysis of global coral reef fisheries offers hope for sustainable management of multispecies and artisanal fishing, especially in the global South.

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Seagriculture Conference Spotlights Seaweed Potential

The Fish Site Fisheries & Aquaculture

The Seagriculture conference spotlights challenges and opportunities within the seaweed farming industry.

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No Time To Lose On Ocean Treaty As Threats To High Seas Rise, Greenpeace Report Says

Reuters Fisheries & Aquaculture

Governments have no time to lose when it comes to implementing a new global ocean treaty to protect the high seas.

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3 Things Businesses Can Do To Accelerate Ocean Health

Hanh Nguyen, Ocean 100 Dialogues Project Specialist Fisheries & Aquaculture

The World Economic Forum compiles a list of three ways businesses can actively make a difference in accelerating ocean health.

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A National Marine Moonshot To Combat The Collapse Of Our Coral Reefs

Tim Gallaudet, The Hill Fisheries & Aquaculture

Tim Gallaudet's Op-Ed for The Hill analyzes the steps the U.S. needs to take to address the need to preserve coral reefs.

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Fishing Startups Are Making The Industry More Sustainable By Repelling Bycatch, Recycling Nets, And Tackling Dredging — But They Need More Cash To Stay Afloat

Tasmin Lockwood, Business Insider Fisheries & Aquaculture

A new "blue economy" series by Insider is exploring how the ocean ecosystem is being used and preserved by humanity.

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Catalyzing Seaweed’s Regenerative Potential on Land and Sea

Nature Conservancy Fisheries & Aquaculture

A new report by the Nature Conservancy provides guidance for seaweed farmers, research partners, governments, and other NGOs.

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