Salmon Farming and Aquaculture
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.
A series of reports from Bloomberg show the environmental and health challenges facing the farmed salmon industry are continuing to bubble up to the surface.
Frustration is growing in First Nations communities along the Fraser River over Ottawa's failure to implement recommendations on how to bring back salmon fisheries.
Investigative news program 60 Minutes grilled both the salmon farming industry and Canadian government on the risks of viral outbreaks to wild fish.
It's high time for Canada to explore positive alternatives to disease and waster-producing open net pen fish farms, like closed-containment - says David Suzuki.
Rather than calling to expand open net pen salmon farms, Senator Nancy Greene Raine should look to healthier alternatives, like a new on-land, closed-containment operation, says DC Reid.
DC Reid gives Canadian Olympic hero and Senator Nancy Greene Raine an education on the damaging impacts of fish farms on BC's wild salmon, after she argued for tripling the industry.
The Harper government is laying the regulatory groundwork for a resurgence of the controversial B.C. fish farm industry.