Category Archives: First Nations/Indigenous People

Government, First Nations chart path for aquaculture in Broughton Archipelago

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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

“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

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…

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

AUSTRALIAN authorities strengthening engagement with recreational & Indigenous fishers in the management of Commonwealth commercial fisheries

Continue reading AUSTRALIAN authorities strengthening engagement with recreational & Indigenous fishers in the management of Commonwealth commercial fisheries

LEGAL fight begins’: Wild Fish Conservancy files lawsuit against Cooke Aqua for “negligent release of over 100,000 farmed Atlantic salmon into public waters”

Continue reading LEGAL fight begins’: Wild Fish Conservancy files lawsuit against Cooke Aqua for “negligent release of over 100,000 farmed Atlantic salmon into public waters”

‘SHOWDOWN brewing over Atlantic salmon net-pen farming on both sides of the U.S.-Canada border’ – Seattle Times

Continue reading ‘SHOWDOWN brewing over Atlantic salmon net-pen farming on both sides of the U.S.-Canada border’ – Seattle Times

COOKE salmon escape: ‘Blaming the eclipse gave the story a lot of clicks… But it wasn’t true’ – Seattle Times’ Lynda Mapes reflects on the ‘big, huge, hairy deal’

Continue reading COOKE salmon escape: ‘Blaming the eclipse gave the story a lot of clicks… But it wasn’t true’ – Seattle Times’ Lynda Mapes reflects on the ‘big, huge, hairy deal’

“INSULTING”: Cooke Aqua’s offer to Lummi Nation of ‘Silence vs. Money & premium caught-escape salmon price’ not perceived well…

Continue reading “INSULTING”: Cooke Aqua’s offer to Lummi Nation of ‘Silence vs. Money & premium caught-escape salmon price’ not perceived well…

FARMED salmon ‘dispute’ in British Columbia: Enters the Church…. Bishop calls for authorities to revoke aquaculture permits…

Continue reading FARMED salmon ‘dispute’ in British Columbia: Enters the Church…. Bishop calls for authorities to revoke aquaculture permits…

COOKE Aqua announces “major progress on Cypress Island incident response effort”; “We deeply regret the failure at our Cypress Island farm”… Sharing plans now

Continue reading COOKE Aqua announces “major progress on Cypress Island incident response effort”; “We deeply regret the failure at our Cypress Island farm”… Sharing plans now

BRITISH Columbia salmon farming industry harvested & processed 92,800MT in 2016; Contributed over $1.5-billion towards the B.C. economy – Report

Continue reading BRITISH Columbia salmon farming industry harvested & processed 92,800MT in 2016; Contributed over $1.5-billion towards the B.C. economy – Report

LEGAL implications & farm occupations in BC: First Nations video shows ‘thousands’ of wild herring in BC salmon farm cages

Continue reading LEGAL implications & farm occupations in BC: First Nations video shows ‘thousands’ of wild herring in BC salmon farm cages

WATERSHED Watch Salmon Society sends letter to DFO Minister in support of Broughton Archipelago salmon farm occupations

Continue reading WATERSHED Watch Salmon Society sends letter to DFO Minister in support of Broughton Archipelago salmon farm occupations

UNABATED media coverage re. Cooke Aquaculture’s Washington State farmed Atlantic salmon escape incident

Continue reading UNABATED media coverage re. Cooke Aquaculture’s Washington State farmed Atlantic salmon escape incident

WASHINGTON Governor puts a hold on new permits for net pens salmon farming “until a thorough investigation of [the Cooke Aqua] incident is completed”

Continue reading WASHINGTON Governor puts a hold on new permits for net pens salmon farming “until a thorough investigation of [the Cooke Aqua] incident is completed”

“SIGNIFICANT precedent…” Marine Harvest drops trespass lawsuit Vs. ‘John and Jane Doe’; but not against activist Alexandra Morton

Continue reading “SIGNIFICANT precedent…” Marine Harvest drops trespass lawsuit Vs. ‘John and Jane Doe’; but not against activist Alexandra Morton

“CLEAR need to ensure the environmental protection & sustainable development of the Arctic”: High-level event on EU Arctic Policy in Oulu, 15-16 June

Continue reading “CLEAR need to ensure the environmental protection & sustainable development of the Arctic”: High-level event on EU Arctic Policy in Oulu, 15-16 June