Category Archives: Pacific Salmon (‘Wild’ incl. Hatchery)

Government, First Nations chart path for aquaculture in Broughton Archipelago

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NFI Statement on announcement of Tariffs on Chinese Seafood in current trade dispute: ‘Please, demonstrate real leadership’

Continue reading NFI Statement on announcement of Tariffs on Chinese Seafood in current trade dispute: ‘Please, demonstrate real leadership’

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

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

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

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

SEACHOICE new online resource “lets Canadians compare seafood retailers for sustainability”: Of transparency, commitments & achievements

Continue reading SEACHOICE new online resource “lets Canadians compare seafood retailers for sustainability”: Of transparency, commitments & achievements

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

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

COOKE Aquaculture denied permit to release to sea 800,000 salmon from hatchery to Pacific; Authorities citing “unacceptable’ PRV ‘exotic’ disease risk & lack of fallowing

Continue reading COOKE Aquaculture denied permit to release to sea 800,000 salmon from hatchery to Pacific; Authorities citing “unacceptable’ PRV ‘exotic’ disease risk & lack of fallowing

CERMAQ Canada voluntarily agrees not to sell as ASC product any salmon from sites currently experiencing sea lice counts exceeding regulatory & historical levels

Continue reading CERMAQ Canada voluntarily agrees not to sell as ASC product any salmon from sites currently experiencing sea lice counts exceeding regulatory & historical levels

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

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

STUDY reveals cost of 2017 salmon fisheries closure off U.S. West Coast; $5.8-8.9 million in lost income & 200-330 job losses

Continue reading STUDY reveals cost of 2017 salmon fisheries closure off U.S. West Coast; $5.8-8.9 million in lost income & 200-330 job losses

ISOTOPE Fingerprinting & traceability, CoC: “For the first time, we can differentiate organic, conventional, and wild salmon from different origins…”

Continue reading ISOTOPE Fingerprinting & traceability, CoC: “For the first time, we can differentiate organic, conventional, and wild salmon from different origins…”

“CLEAR that there are no conflicts of interest” – BC Government’s Review of Animal Health Centre

Continue reading “CLEAR that there are no conflicts of interest” – BC Government’s Review of Animal Health Centre

SALMON farming critic Alexandra Morton releases 6-minute film ‘Racing a Virus’ alleging Canadian government “cover-up of a salmon virus from Norway”…

Continue reading SALMON farming critic Alexandra Morton releases 6-minute film ‘Racing a Virus’ alleging Canadian government “cover-up of a salmon virus from Norway”…

FISHING: Largest Chinook salmon disappearing from U.S. (& Canada) West Coast; “Selective removal of large fish has likely contributed”

Continue reading FISHING: Largest Chinook salmon disappearing from U.S. (& Canada) West Coast; “Selective removal of large fish has likely contributed”

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

DATA sonification: Listening to data could be the best way to track salmon migration; enables even untrained listeners to interpret large amounts of complex data

Continue reading DATA sonification: Listening to data could be the best way to track salmon migration; enables even untrained listeners to interpret large amounts of complex data

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”…

COOKE Aqua farm failure & escape aftermath: WA State legislature passes a Bill which could phase-out salmon farming by 2025

Continue reading COOKE Aqua farm failure & escape aftermath: WA State legislature passes a Bill which could phase-out salmon farming by 2025

LEGAL: Bumble Bee agrees to relabel &  settlesto end proposed class action lawsuit; Of perceived ‘wild’ and ‘smoked’ salmon products…

Continue reading LEGAL: Bumble Bee agrees to relabel &  settlesto end proposed class action lawsuit; Of perceived ‘wild’ and ‘smoked’ salmon products…