Aquaculture CIG: Aquaculture response to the climate change crisis

Date: 08 September 2021

Time: 14:00 - 15:30

Location: Online

Register for event
This event is the second in a series to look at the impact of climate change on aquaculture and how the industry is adapting. Register today.

This Aquaculture Common Issues Group (ACIG) bite-size event looks at integrated multi-trophic aquaculture (IMTA) in the context of ecosystem services and climate change, with a practical example of how it is being adopted in the UK. It will also look at what a major feed manufacturer is doing to reduce the environmental footprint of aquaculture production.

Kelp floating at the sea shore
Hear about the IMTA project reports first seaweed harvest. Source: DNorton under the Creative Commons License 4.0

Event Programme

Introductions and general housekeeping
The benefits of integrated multi-trophic aquaculture (IMTA)
  • Dr Thierry Chopin
    University of New Brunswick
IMTA project reports first seaweed harvest
  • Kyla Orr
    Kelp Crofting
  • Alexandra Bulgakova
    University of Stirling
Reducing aquaculture’s environmental footprint
  • Cargill SeaFurther™ Sustainability Programme
End of event

How to register

To register for this event please email Karen Green, Industry Issues and Communications.

Further information

The ACIG provides a safe meeting space to discuss the environmental, legal and production challenges facing the industry to deliver responsibly farmed finfish and shellfish.

People take part to keep-up-to-date with the latest developments, to be part of a cross-industry discussion and listen to the issues raised by other parts of the industry. They can also raise their own issues, network with other people or make new contacts.

The group is led by the aquaculture industry and we take responsibility for running the ACIG. The ACIG brings together stakeholders who represent the retail, producers, food service and restaurant industry. Other people who attend are not-for-profit environmental voluntary groups, consumer groups, government, scientists and industry bodies.

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Seafood Issues Groups

The Aquaculture Issues Group is one of a number of Seafish-facilitated discussion forums which focus on the integrity of the seafood supply chain. These groups provide a discussion platform for some of the most important issues facing the seafood industry, particularly in relation to the responsible sourcing of seafood. They are an opportunity for all those involved in the seafood supply chain to reach a consensus on common issues

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