Like so many of you, our team has spent the last weeks and months learning about the coronavirus (COVID-19) and how it is impacting our world. For Australis, that means understanding how it affects our employees, customers, and communities, and then making the necessary adjustments to our work and operations. Our priority is to keep… Continue reading Australis Barramundi and Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Here at Australis, we continually ask how we can create large-scale change through ocean farming. One way: The Australis Barramundi you know and love. Another way: Greener Grazing, a new project with the potential to counter climate change. (This post was originally published by Josh Goldman, Australis Founder & CEO, on GreenerGrazing.org.) A couple of… Continue reading Australis Launches Greener Grazing Project
The world has changed a lot since we first introduced barramundi 14 years ago. It was, and remains, a great time to introduce a new fish to the world. Back then, the sustainable seafood movement was just starting to gain momentum and progressive chefs were on the lookout for innovative products that embodied a new… Continue reading A New Chapter for Australis
The Wall Street Journal recently published an informative article that explores the ongoing problem of seafood mislabeling. But the data on mislabeling—up to 87% of snapper was found to be mislabeled—reveals a deeper problem that isn’t just about faulty processes, deception, or negligence. The root of the problem may actually have a lot more to… Continue reading Seafood Mislabeling: Let’s Solve the Real Problem
So You Want to Be a Fish Farmer? As aquaculture becomes an increasingly important part of the food system, the idea of raising fish on land using recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS) has come to hold considerable interest for many people. Some people possess an admirable desire to contribute to society by raising food in a… Continue reading So You Want to Be a Fish Farmer?
A recent Marketplace story profiles the meteoric rise of the Vietnamese pangasius catfish industry and the tradeoffs involved with industrial aquaculture. While there are tremendous benefits to aquaculture, not all fish farms are created equally. The NPR piece points out: “Intensive systems like this can feed a lot of people, but there’s also the potential for things… Continue reading A Tale of Two Fish
Why the US Lags in Aquaculture It was a big honor for us when we were featured on TIME’s cover story, ‘The Future of Fish’. Bryan Walsh, TIME’s senior environmental reporter, did a great job of letting the world know what drove many of us to become fish farmers in the first place—the ambition to supply… Continue reading Why the US Lags in Aquaculture