Everyone has been watching Seaspiracy, which has done a fantastic job in raising awareness about an important issue – the environmental impact of commercial fishing.
While this is great, I was left quite puzzled with the documentary.
Why didn’t they speak more about aquaculture? Did they run out of time? Maybe they did… After all, the documentary did try and squeeze a very complex, global issue into a quick 1 ½ hour film.
Anyway, as specialist recruiter within the animal health & nutrition space who speaks to aquaculture leaders every day, I know how much positive work is being done to make seafood more environmentally-friendly and sustainable. And wanted to make sure this doesn’t go unnoticed just because it didn’t make the cut in Seaspiracy.
Aquaculture is embracing lots of new technologies. We’re using AI in fish farming, insect proteins and larvae feeds to create more sustainable feeds and making impressive advances in cell cultured seafood too.
I speak about all of this impressive work in my latest article: Did Seaspiracy Get it Wrong?
If you’re in aquaculture, I’d love to know what you think of Seaspiracy? Give me an email at Anna.Heslop@lifesci-cm.com.
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Anna is a specialist recruiter working globally in the Animal Health & Nutrition industry. She carries out business with a calm and considered approach, striking up excellent long-lasting relationships with both her clients and candidates. Anna is particularly passionate about identifying industry trends and likes to share these insights with her engaged global network.