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Around the world, critical natural habitats such as forests, grasslands, mangroves, wetlands, and peatlands are converted into cropland, grazing land, or aquaculture ponds for the expansion of food production. This race to clear land for agriculture and aquaculture results in greenhouse gas emissions, habitat and biodiversity loss, disruption of water cycles, and the marginalization of the communities that depend on them. In the seafood sector,… Read More
Over the last 60 years, our understanding of how markets adopt innovation has evolved. This work started with Everett Rogers introducing the idea of early adopters and the diffusion of innovation theory and then expanded with Geoffrey Moore’s focus on discontinuous, disruptive innovation. Now this field of research is being adapted and applied to innovation associated with sustainability and large-scale change including implementation of… Read More
This webinar organized by SeafoodSource and Tradewind Finance will discuss the trade finance solutions available to domestic and international seafood buyers and suppliers. Topics will cover the benefits of trade finance, including improved cash flow, greater growth opportunities and credit protection. The webinar will also delve into real examples of seafood businesses who have used trade finance to boost their liquidity, achieve their… Read More
On Tuesday, 5 November, 2020, Joe Biden was elected the 46th president of the United States of America. As he prepares to take office in January 2021, the seafood industry is looking for answers as to what the Biden administration’s approach to governance, conservation, and international relations will look like, especially after the unorthodox approach President Donald Trump took to international trade and the attention he paid to the… Read More
With 2020 coming to a close, the legal and regulatory environment in the United States has continued to advance requirements for corporate due diligence on seafood legality and human rights. The webinar will present a variety of viewpoints from private industry, government, and civil society on the evolving regulatory landscape and what companies can do to take action. The panelists will give an overview of the changing U.S. regulatory… Read More
Each year, thousands of fishing vessels transfer fresh catch to refrigerated cargo vessels, or carriers, as a way to improve efficiency. But this practice, a vital part of the global fishing industry and seafood supply chain, is often hard to monitor and regulate at sea. And although the practice is legal throughout much of the ocean, ineffective monitoring and control of transshipment creates opportunities for illegally caught seafood to enter… Read More
U.S. President Trump’s executive order on seafood issued in May establishes it as U.S. policy that aquaculture is vital for supporting sustainable seafood production and is key to advancing the expansion of U.S. competitiveness and economic growth in the seafood marketplace. In addition to provisions addressing commercial fishing and international trade, the executive order calls for federal partners to increase permitting efficiencies,… Read More
Lead the Sea Change in Food Production
Are you interested in solving big problems related to seafood, sustainable ocean use and global food security? Advance your career with the Professional Science Master’s (P.S.M.) in Ocean Food Systems from the University of New England in Portland, Maine.
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- Accelerated 12-month master’s degree
- Two-week team residencies in
For over two decades, Maine lobstermen have been leaders in right whale conservation – proactively adapting their fishing practices and gear to help preserve and protect the species. As one of the world’s most sustainable fisheries, lobster harvesters go above and beyond to maintain the best-in-class sustainable measures they’ve had in place for over 125 years to protect the quality of their product and the marine environment… Read More