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Journal of the World Aquaculture Society Editor's Choice Awards for August 2019

The editors of The Journal of the World Aquaculture Society (JWAS) are pleased to announce the Editor's Choice Awards for the August 2019 issue of JWAS. [More..]

Climate change: Response and role of global aquaculture

Climate change is a reality and both an immediate and future threat to global food security. A multitude of climatic aberrations are occurring in aquatic and terrestrial environments and are linked to the accumulation of greenhouse gases, much arising from human activity. Altered biotic and abiotic conditions of both terrestrial and marine-based production systems are appearing at a much faster rate than earlier projected. Disruptions in the availability of food derived from these systems are inevitable consequences, and most probably will warrant changes in traditional eating habits of global ethnic populations. [More..]

Asian-Pacific Aquaculture 2019 Highlights

Asian-Pacific Aquaculture 2019 held in Chennai India was a huge success. There were about 3500 attendees to learn from the more than 1000 papers that were presented. There were also 123 companies displaying their products and services in the well attended trade show. Take a few minutes to view the highlights of the meeting.
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Journal of the World Aquaculture Society Editor's Choice Awards for June 2019

The editors of The Journal of the World Aquaculture Society (JWAS) are pleased to announce the Editor's Choice Awards for the June 2019 issue of JWAS. [More..]
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June 2019 President's Column

First, I want to thank the membership for allowing me to serve as President of the World Aquaculture Society. This is the pinnacle of my professional service and I hope that I can help manage the operations of our Society. My immediate predecessor, Dr. Maria Célia Portella, was able to accomplish an amazing amount during her seven-month term as President. I am indeed fortunate to be able to have her assistance and guidance during my term. I also want to acknowledge the service of Dr. Bill Daniels, outgoing Past-president. Bill has the distinction of the longest length of continuous service to WAS as a Director and Officer. With the 50th Anniversary celebration and Board meetings in New Orleans, we missed the opportunity to properly recognize Bill for his accomplishments and service  [more..]

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