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Researchers tag 3,000 shellfish to study microplastics in B.C. waters

Those shellfish — 3,000 of them — are part of a Vancouver Island and University of Victoria experiment looking at microplastics in the B.C. marine environment. 27 more words

Microplastic

Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) Opens Round 1 Funding

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, hosted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), is now offering competitive grants to qualified small businesses. This program aims to support innovation that tackles scientific problems and local opportunities that can lead to improving communities. 112 more words

Aquaculture

Western Regional Aquaculture Center to Host Economic Impact Study

Dr Fred Conte, Extension Aquaculture Specialist at the University of California, Davis, recently shared an upcoming study being lead by the Western Regional Aquaculture Center (WRAC) through the California Aquaculture Association newsletter. 182 more words

Aquaculture

Tylor Urias

Tylor Urias is the Executive Chef for Spencer’s for Steak and Chops at the Doubletree Hotel by Hilton in San Jose. He was raised throughout the United States and abroad in very rural farmlands which helped to grow his interest in ecology, agriculture and food very early on. 1,638 more words

Profiles

Upcoming Webinar on July 20th: What You Need to Know About Biosecurity

The Iowa State University and the National Aquaculture Association is hosting a webinar focusing on biosecurity for aquaculture farms. Register here.

Aquaculture

Walton joins Sea Grant as oyster aquaculture extension specialist

(OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss.) — The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium (MASGC) welcomes Bill Walton of Auburn University to its outreach team. He is serving as an oyster aquaculture extension specialist who will use aquaculture as a tool for restoration, stock assessment and farming to help increase oyster production in Mississippi. 65 more words

Alabama

Ocean acidification is eating into mussels

Ocean acidification is bad for mussels. You may think you’ve heard this story before (cf. clams, oysters, scallops) but wait! This time it’s a little different. 180 more words

Climate & Energy