Tag Archives: Aquaculture

OTPP ventures into aquaculture, buying PEI’s Atlantic Aqua Farms from Encore – Private Capital Journal

Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan closed first aquaculture acquisition, acquiring PEI’s Atlantic Aqua Farms from Encore Consumer Capital Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP, Ontario Teachers’) has acquired Atlantic Aqua Farms (AAF), the largest grower of live mussels in North America, from Encore Consumer Capital of San Francisco. Financial terms were not disclosed. Orwell Cove, Prince Edward… Read More »

Aquaculture Training and Employment

  Aquaculture has been identified as an important social and economic priority by the United Nations and for the Canadian and provincial governments. There is an increasing large demand for technicians, leaders and managers in the aquaculture sector across Canada and around the world. The field of Aquaculture offers meaningful and well paying jobs at marine… Read More »

Winnipeg Urban Agriculture | Contained Aquaculture – Aquaponics

  Manitoba Urban Aquaculture Project  Our business model uses IRAFS growing Technology. The IRAFS Closed Loop Production System produces safe high quality consumable products while minimizing the resource inputs and maximizing conservation. Based on science and technology, this farming method has emerged as the best green alternative to provide consumers with value, taste and convenience… Read More »

The many sides of sustainability in aquaculture | The Fish Site

Following recent claims that culturing salmon in open net pens could become the most sustainable form of healthy protein production on the planet, Dr Bill McGraw assesses the relative merits of different aquaculture species and systems. As a specialist in the culture of shrimp in RASs, the conclusion he draws may not come as a… Read More »

Could aquaculture industry save rural Newfoundland?

According to Grand Falls-Windsor-Buchans MHA Al Hawkins there is a bright future for young people in this industry over the coming years.If you are unsure what aquaculture is a quick Google search will tell you it is the rearing of aquatic animals or the cultivation of aquatic plants for food. In Newfoundland particularly the interest… Read More »

The Province of Nl and NAIA Unveil Plan to Grow Sustainable Aquaculture

In recent months there has been considerable news covering fish farming and new developments taking place in many parts of the world. Here is a recent news story from Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. The Newfoundland Aquaculture Industry Association (NAIA) is partnering with government to promote the growth of sustainable aquaculture. Today they launched the initiative,… Read More »