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Industry guests discuss their roles in aquaculture

Video summary You have heard from Dana and our industry guests about the diverse roles they play in aquaculture, including: providing leadership in ecology restoration measuring the benefits that aquaculture …

Expert advice on careers in the blue economy

Video Summary Dana and our guests share their advice to someone looking to get into the blue economy; Take every opportunity you can to gain skills and knowledge Build networks …

Introduction to ocean literacy

Life on a blue planet Humans live on a blue planet, with oceans and seas covering more than 70 per cent of the Earth’s surface. Oceans provide food, regulate earth’s …

Coastal tourism

Coastal tourism – Definition Coastal tourism is a process involving tourists and the people and places they visit. It is more specifically defined as tourism brought to bear on the …

Indigenous knowledge

Indigenous knowledge – Definition Indigenous knowledge is locally bound and unique to the location where it is traditionally developed. However, it is not uncommon to have similarities between different local …

Inner development goals

What personal skills and qualities will you need for a sustainable career? As well as knowledge, such as ocean literacy, and opportunities to gain experience in your preferred sector of …

Aquaculture

Aquaculture – Definition Aquaculture, also known as aquafarming or mariculture, is the farming of fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatic plants, algae, and other aquatic organisms. It is the fastest-growing food industry …

Defining the blue economy

Blue economy The ‘blue economy’ is an emerging concept that encourages sustainable utilisation, innovation and stewardship of our ocean and its life-giving ‘blue’ resources. In this activity, you will learn …

Marine biotechnology

Marine biotechnology – Definition Biotechnology is defined as harnessing cellular and biomolecular processes to develop technologies and products that help improve our lives and the health of our planet. Maritime …

New Zealand aquaculture practices

New Zealand’s aquaculture industry is well placed to help meet some of this demand and to do so sustainably. New Zealand has a strong record for sustainable and efficient aquaculture, …

Discover what this course is about

Welcome to the course! The ocean is the source of all life on earth. It holds the keys to an equitable and sustainable planet. Building a sustainable ocean is one …