During a recent storm, Norway's wild salmon fjords were flooded with up to 1.5 million escaped, diseased farmed steelhead, raising new concerns about the industry.
For too long, farmers have looked at coho salmon and other species that spawn in small streams as a nuisance, but the tide may be turning - thankfully, says Rafe Mair.
The salmon farming industry's latest ad, in the Globe and Mail, is full of tall tales, covering up its waste and environmental problems, while grossly exaggerating job claims - says DC Reid.
DC Reid tells Stephen Harper that British Columbians won't tolerate the further gutting of salmon farm regulations, enabling the aquaculture industry to dump its waste into our oceans.
"The Pristine Coast" sheds new light on the history of salmon farms - including astonishing connections to the collapse of cod stocks and climate change.
Proposed changes to aquaculture regulations would enable the dumping of debris by fish farms, such as unused feed, feces, chemicals and anti-fouling agents.
A new study estimates that up to 1.5 million farmed Atlantic salmon escape from Norwegian netpens every year - far more than acknowledged by the industry - which could be harming wild fish.
In an open letter to the Norwegian owner of Grieg Seafood, salmon biologist Alexandra Morton seeks answers over a mysterious farmed salmon die-off.
The Vancouver Park Board voted unanimously to allow the aquarium to keep cetaceans in captivity at a special meeting Thursday night, with new restrictions on breeding.
Triple threats of pollution, vessel noise and lack of food are making it hard for southern orcas to grow beyond an estimated population of 80, says a decade-long US study.