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Science

The BFA brings together over 100 scientists from more than 25 institutions to study blue foods. New research will be published in nine peer-reviewed papers during 2021.

Published  |  15 Sep 2021

A presentation of a novel aquatic foods nutrient composition database that moves beyond food as protein and calories and highlights aquatic food diversity and its nutritional contributions by nutrient and nation.

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Published  |  15 Sep 2021

Standardized estimates of the environmental pressures stemming from blue food production, allowing for more robust comparisons across edible aquatic species to better understand their role in sustainable diets.

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Environmental Change

An assessment of how blue food production is vulnerable to environmental pressures, highlighting where and how we can create a more robust and resilient food system.

Published  |  15 Sep 2021

An integrative climate risk assessment of blue food systems across freshwater and marine capture fisheries and aquaculture to illuminate the climate risks that each country will face.

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Justice

An analysis of the barriers to participation within blue food systems and how policy can steer us towards justice.

Published  |  15 Sep 2021

An analysis of the economic, demographic and geographic factors and preferences shaping blue food’s past, present and future consumption.

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Transformation

An approach to food system transformation suggesting a redesign of institutions employed in states, markets and finance to enable sustainable practices and bottom-up food system-level change.

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Synthesis

A synthesis to help public and private decision-makers maximize the social, nutritional and environmental benefits of aquatic foods.