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Undercurrent News, 10 July 2014: Grieg manager given prison sentence over misleading lice reports

Grieg manager given prison sentence over misleading lice reports

Undercurrent News, 10 July 2014

A production manager at Grieg Seafood who filed misleading sea lice reports has been given a 30 day prison sentence, after Norwegian authorities reviewed an earlier court ruling to only fine the culprit, reports… 122 more words

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UnderCurrent News, 26 June 2014: Norwegian researchers sound alarm bell on high sealice levels

Norwegian researchers sound alarm bell on high sealice levels

Undercurrent News: June 26, 2014

Norwegian researchers have sounded the alarm bell on what they describe as extreme sealice infection levels in areas with high aquaculture activity alongside the southwestern Norwegian coast from Rogaland to Nord Trondelag. 586 more words

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NORWEGIAN Government Okays 5% salmon farming growth, conditional on sea lice reduction: “Environmental compliance demanded”

The Norwegian Government said last week (June 23, 2014) it will accept a five percent growth in the Norwegian aquaculture industry, but with stringent demands regarding sea lice. 532 more words

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China's growing food demands stoke fears of a global factory farming boom

Late last year, in the wake of a Chinese state-owned pork company’s controversial takeover of US-based Smithfield, Mother Jones magazine posed a provocative question: Since US pork production costs are below China’s, and China’s meat consumption was growing fast, did the deal mean that  626 more words

EU Fish News, 9 June 2014: Sea Lice Out Of Control

Sea Lice Out Of Control

EU Fish News, 9 June 2014

SEA lice numbers on farmed salmon were “out of control” in a number of regions in the first quarter of 2014, according to a fisheries conservation body. 882 more words

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Seabather's Eruption

One blight on divers’ lives is “seabather’s eruption.” On a recent outing I accidentally swam through a swarm of Thimble Jellyfish. Jumping into the water to cool off with my wetsuit half open, some of the larvae of the Thimble Jellyfish must have gotten inside my wetsuit. 168 more words

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