Category Archives: Inland Fisheries

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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TRADEOFFS…. Hydropower in Cambodia could threaten food security of entire Mekong River region

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‘WILD Salmon Defenders Alliance’ & ‘Wild Fish Conservancy Northwest’ urge for “international collaboration for a fish farm free Pacific coast”; Cooke escape aftermath

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42,000+ signatures: Petition at Scottish Parliament calls for “wastewater testing at salmon farming operations to save wild [salmon]”

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AMR: “even weak selective pressures can cause evolution of high-level [antibiotics] resistance”

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FIRST Nations in favour of GE Salmon labelling: ‘Salmon People: The Risks of Genetically Engineered Fish for the Pacific Northwest’ film premieres

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WALLEYE fish populations in decline in Wisconsin, upper Midwest & Canada: “This is a clear warning sign that something is not right”

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SENATE votes in favour of phasing out Atlantic salmon farming in Washington State by 2025; BC repercussions…

Continue reading SENATE votes in favour of phasing out Atlantic salmon farming in Washington State by 2025; BC repercussions…

COOKE Aqua: “Any ban on Atlantic salmon farming would be based purely on emotion and ideology, not science”; Bill 2957 to ban salmon farms dies in WA Legislature

Continue reading COOKE Aqua: “Any ban on Atlantic salmon farming would be based purely on emotion and ideology, not science”; Bill 2957 to ban salmon farms dies in WA Legislature

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

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SCOTTISH Parliament inquiry: Views sought on Review of Environmental Impact of Salmon Farming SAMS report content

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WA researchers chart dramatic decline in genetic diversity of Northwest salmon; First-ever look at ancient DNA adds ‘history’ to four H’s of fishery management

Continue reading WA researchers chart dramatic decline in genetic diversity of Northwest salmon; First-ever look at ancient DNA adds ‘history’ to four H’s of fishery management

IMPACTS of sea lice on wild salmon & sea trout, S&TC Scotland-commissionned Nina report; Call on Scottish Gov. to review its position re. salmon farming

Continue reading IMPACTS of sea lice on wild salmon & sea trout, S&TC Scotland-commissionned Nina report; Call on Scottish Gov. to review its position re. salmon farming

REDUCING how much nitrogen enters a lake has little impact on algal blooms: Findings of 46-year whole-ecosystem experiment in northwestern Ontario, Canada

Continue reading REDUCING how much nitrogen enters a lake has little impact on algal blooms: Findings of 46-year whole-ecosystem experiment in northwestern Ontario, Canada

BBC’s One Show airs two broadcasts focusing on high disease – incl. sea lice – levels on Scottish salmon farms: Parliamentary inquiry in 2018

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MERCURY levels too high for safe human consumption in over half of Swedish lakes freshwater fishes; But some wind evasion…

Continue reading MERCURY levels too high for safe human consumption in over half of Swedish lakes freshwater fishes; But some wind evasion…

COMPETING Tradeoffs: Recovering marine mammals populations “may now exceed combined harvest by commercial & recreational chinook salmon fisheries”

Continue reading COMPETING Tradeoffs: Recovering marine mammals populations “may now exceed combined harvest by commercial & recreational chinook salmon fisheries”