The Global Alliance Against Industrial Aquaculture (GAAIA) is an international network dedicated to advancing environmentally and socially responsible aquaculture. GAAIA recognizes that salmon, shrimp, tuna and 'Frankenfish' farming jeopardizes sustainable and safe seafood production.
By highlighting worst aquaculture practices, GAAIA will lead the fight against standards-setting and certification schemes for farmed salmon and shrimp farming in particular. GAAIA will resist moves towards tuna farming, offshore fish farming and genetically engineered fish.
Snow crab fishery closes to protect right whales Canada
Fisheries and Oceans Canada decided the closure of snow crab season in the Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence with the aim of protecting North Atlantic right whales from risks posed by the crustacean fishing gear in the area.
Bottom trawling environmental effects on the seabed quantified United Kingdom
An international collaboration of scientists that conducted a global meta-analysis of 70 comparative and experimental studies on the effects of bottom trawling were able to quantify the relationship between the reduction of seabed animals and penetration of the fishing equipment into the seabed.
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