Article: IMTA in Europe – will it work for us?

An article by  IDREEM coordinator Dr. Adam D. Hughes, Scottish Association For Marine Science, was published in the March 2016 edition of Aquaculture Europe Magazine. The article titled “Integrated Multi-trophic Aquaculture: will it work for us?”, illustrates the lessons learnt from IDREEM in understanding the challenges faced to incorporate IMTA in Europe and overcoming them.…

European public perceptions of integrated multi-trophic aquaculture

A new research paper about the public perception of integrated multi-trophic aquaculture was published in Environmental Science and Policy Journal. The paper titled Navigating uncertain waters: European public perceptions of integrated multi trophic aquaculture (IMTA) was written by IDREEM partners Karen Alexander, Shirra Freeman and Tavis Potts, and provides a European perspective of the general public…

Brazil’s aquaculture sector should include IMTA

Brazil’s aquaculture sector has continued to grow rapidly at a rate of 8-10 per cent each year and with more than 8 million km of coast line, there is a big opportunity for the future growth of aquaculture in the country. Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture has an important role to play in the future of the…

Harvesting of IMTA products at IDREEM pilot sites

The IDREEM project is investigating the potential for Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture (IMTA) in Europe, the project has seven pilot sites distributed in the Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea regions of Europe. Established fish farm companies have worked alongside local research organizations, who have provided technical and scientific support to the farmers, with the aim of testingIMTA…

IDREEM presented at Sargassum Conference in Moskito Island

The Sargassum Regional Conference 2016 took place on 21st March in Moskito Island, property of entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson in British Virgin Islands. The conference focussed on the Sargassum seaweed challenges that the Caribbean is presently facing and on the opportunities to turn these seaweed into an economically viable resource. Sargassum is a brown macro algae from…