Salmon Farming and Aquaculture
The discovery of a deadly Norwegian disease in BC-raised farmed salmon is a game-changer, says Ray Grigg, especially since it could spread to wild salmon.
Comox teen Freyja Reed is standing her ground after being booted off her soccer team for criticizing its fish farming sponsor, Marine Harvest.
On the eve of BC Day, the Liberal government quietly issued four new open net pen salmon farm tenures to Norwegian companies, riling upstream First Nations and citizens opposing the industry's expansion.
A federal court ruling blocking the transport of virulent smolts poses a serious threat to the salmon farming industry's bottom line.
Alexandra Morton explains her recent federal court victory over the salmon farming industry, which prohibits it from using diseased smolts in its open net pens.
A pair of new salmon farms proposed for BC's coast by Norwegian aquaculture giant Grieg Seafood met with strong public opposition at a recent open house.
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.
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.