Category Archives: Washington

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

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

ALTERNATIVE feed sources… “Making sensible changes in aquaculture and agriculture production” would avoid depletion of forage fish populations – Study

Continue reading ALTERNATIVE feed sources… “Making sensible changes in aquaculture and agriculture production” would avoid depletion of forage fish populations – Study

Of LCA – “Choice matters: The environmental costs of producing meat, seafood”… “Many seafood choices have low impact on the environment”

Continue reading Of LCA – “Choice matters: The environmental costs of producing meat, seafood”… “Many seafood choices have low impact on the environment”

‘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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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

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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

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

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…

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

ABALONE epidemic study on U.S. West Coast illustrates “how climate change could impact already vulnerable species”

Continue reading ABALONE epidemic study on U.S. West Coast illustrates “how climate change could impact already vulnerable species”

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

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

COOKE Aquaculture Pacific sues Washington State’s Department of Natural Resources; ‘Decision to terminate lease not supported by facts’

Continue reading COOKE Aquaculture Pacific sues Washington State’s Department of Natural Resources; ‘Decision to terminate lease not supported by facts’

WA authorities terminate Cooke Aqua’s Atlantic salmon farm lease Port Angeles: “…failed to maintain the facility in a safe condition”; Cooke responds

Continue reading WA authorities terminate Cooke Aqua’s Atlantic salmon farm lease Port Angeles: “…failed to maintain the facility in a safe condition”; Cooke responds

ESCAPES: Investigation of circumstances re. Cooke Aqua’s Cypress Island farm failure: Final report due January 2018, “full range of options” to be evaluated

Continue reading ESCAPES: Investigation of circumstances re. Cooke Aqua’s Cypress Island farm failure: Final report due January 2018, “full range of options” to be evaluated

COOKE fined $8,000 penalty for violating state law re. water quality at Bainbridge Island net pen facility; Not related to the net pen collapse

Continue reading COOKE fined $8,000 penalty for violating state law re. water quality at Bainbridge Island net pen facility; Not related to the net pen collapse

COOKE VP Communications Nell Halse to retire at end of 2017, replacement appointed: Joel Richardson

Continue reading COOKE VP Communications Nell Halse to retire at end of 2017, replacement appointed: Joel Richardson