Category Archives: Pacific Salmon (farmed)

LEGAL: A. Morton & Namgis First Nation go to Court against DFO and Marine Harvest & Cermaq re. PRV; Video Primer

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BRITISH COLUMBIA: Level 2 Wet Lab needed in Campbell River to investigate the risk of pathogen transfer between wild & farmed salmon

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“NEW approach” by BC Gov’t re. salmon farming tenures, “establishing key criteria for tenures past 2022”; Agreements with First Nations required

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GLOBAL salmon initiative publishes its 5th year of sustainability data (incl. 14 KPIs); ‘40% of GSI production now ASC-certified’

Continue reading GLOBAL salmon initiative publishes its 5th year of sustainability data (incl. 14 KPIs); ‘40% of GSI production now ASC-certified’

RECORD 1H18 profits for NZ King Salmon; But situation now more ‘challenging’… “extraordinarily hot summer has impacted the survival rates”

Continue reading RECORD 1H18 profits for NZ King Salmon; But situation now more ‘challenging’… “extraordinarily hot summer has impacted the survival rates”

RAS: Japan firm seeks to spawn salmon farm revolution; “Supply is not catching up with the growing demand”

Continue reading RAS: Japan firm seeks to spawn salmon farm revolution; “Supply is not catching up with the growing demand”

TASSAL joins Global Salmon Initiative, expanding GSI membership to 17 firms: 55% of world’s farmed salmon industry now committed to 100% ASC certification

Continue reading TASSAL joins Global Salmon Initiative, expanding GSI membership to 17 firms: 55% of world’s farmed salmon industry now committed to 100% ASC certification

ONCHORHYNCHUS Sp. sensitive to magnetic field throughout life cycle; “we need to know how rearing conditions might impact fish, particularly in the case of hatcheries”

Continue reading ONCHORHYNCHUS Sp. sensitive to magnetic field throughout life cycle; “we need to know how rearing conditions might impact fish, particularly in the case of hatcheries”

GENETICS: Oregon State University study shows hatchery salmon display different behaviours; ESA implications “may be profound”…

Continue reading GENETICS: Oregon State University study shows hatchery salmon display different behaviours; ESA implications “may be profound”…

PUBLISHED: seventh (2017) edition of the biennial Canadian Aquaculture R&D Review

Continue reading PUBLISHED: seventh (2017) edition of the biennial Canadian Aquaculture R&D Review

IHNV in BC: ENGOS denounce lack of transparency and “secret MoU between several salmon farming companies”

Continue reading IHNV in BC: ENGOS denounce lack of transparency and “secret MoU between several salmon farming companies”

PROCESSING plant wastewater: BCSFA Director ‘understand[s] why people are concerned… [but] water being discharged is treated’

Continue reading PROCESSING plant wastewater: BCSFA Director ‘understand[s] why people are concerned… [but] water being discharged is treated’

TAPPING into global markets for Canadian farmed fish and seafood; $2.48 million funding support for CAIA

Continue reading TAPPING into global markets for Canadian farmed fish and seafood; $2.48 million funding support for CAIA

“Our algal oil helps to produce salmon rich in EPA and DHA in a very sustainable way” – DSM-Evonik joint venture

Continue reading “Our algal oil helps to produce salmon rich in EPA and DHA in a very sustainable way” – DSM-Evonik joint venture

MILESTONE: Number of ASC-certified products now exceed 10,000… November 2017 Update

Continue reading MILESTONE: Number of ASC-certified products now exceed 10,000… November 2017 Update

ARAMARK progresses toward 2018 commitment to purchase 100% of U.S. contracted-seafood from sources meeting Seafood Watch recommendations

Continue reading ARAMARK progresses toward 2018 commitment to purchase 100% of U.S. contracted-seafood from sources meeting Seafood Watch recommendations

OF sea lice, pesticides, antibiotic usage & ecological concerns… U.S. journalists being assisted (?) in their ‘understanding’ of farmed vs. wild salmon issues…

Continue reading OF sea lice, pesticides, antibiotic usage & ecological concerns… U.S. journalists being assisted (?) in their ‘understanding’ of farmed vs. wild salmon issues…

1-YEAR Anniversary of the Canadian Government/DFO’s Response to the Cohen Commission Recommendations – Update

Continue reading 1-YEAR Anniversary of the Canadian Government/DFO’s Response to the Cohen Commission Recommendations – Update