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Global Principles of Restorative Aquaculture

Four people stand waist deep in water, holding a rope covered in seaweed.
Seaweed Farming in Tanzania Seaweed trainers working with local seaweed farmers, Bi Kombo Rashidi Ali and Time Asaka Kasim, at the Tumbe seaweed pilot site in Pemba. © Roshni Lodhia

A growing body of research conducted by TNC scientists and partners demonstrates that aquaculture can help restore ocean health, as well as support economic development and food production in coastal communities worldwide—if the right practices are deployed in the right places.

In this paper, TNC and its partners reaffirmed a set of six clear principles and implementation guidance, providing a path forward for industries, governments and communities to develop aquaculture in a way that actually benefits nature.

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