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Galway Bay Against Salmon Cages Press Release, 25 June 2015: Draft National Strategic Plan for Sustainable Aquaculture Development

Galway Bay Against Salmon Cages Press Release: Draft National Strategic Plan for Sustainable Aquaculture Development

25 June 2015

Following initial assessment of the recently published Sustainable Aquaculture Development (Draft) Plan by the Dept of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Galway Bay Against Salmon Cages (GBASC) believes that the Minister is planning to grant a licence for a smaller installation in Galway Bay of 5,000 tonnes. 441 more words

Salmon Farms

Can B.C. fish farms convince critics their practices are safe?

WATCH: B.C.’s biggest fish farm company invited the media to tour its new facility — claiming that it is addressing many of the problems critics have with the industry. 310 more words

News

Vancouver Sun, June 12, 2015: Scientists dispute findings of provincial report that minimizes risk of aquaculture to wild salmon

Scientists dispute findings of provincial report that minimizes risk of aquaculture to wild salmon

By Larry Pynn, Vancouver Sun

A group of scientists is challenging a B.C. 723 more words

Media Coverage

Press Release, Salmon Watch Ireland: Mixed bag of outcomes from North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organisation meeting, 2-6 June

Press Release: Salmon Watch Ireland: Mixed bag of outcomes from North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organisation meeting, 2-6 June

 

8 June 2015

The North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organisation (‘NASCO’) failed to determine a quota for the West Greenland fishery for the coming season at its 2-6 June meeting in Goose Bay, Canada.  435 more words

Media Coverage

Agriculture and Environmental Basics: Salmon

If the only thing you know about salmon is that it tastes delicious grilled with lemon and dill I would 1) have to agree with that statement and 2) encourage you to continue reading this post and hopefully learn more about the status of this complex fish.  793 more words

Undercurrent News, 9 March 2015: NASF blog: Marine Harvest CEO shoots down land-based salmon farming

NASF blog: Marine Harvest CEO shoots down land-based salmon farming

Undercurrent News, 9 March 2015

A fully-integrated, on-land salmon farm placed beside a major city will exist sooner or later, according to Akva Group CEO Trond Williksen. 485 more words

Media Coverage

Super-chill suspected in massive Cooke Aqua fish kills

salmon cages on Jan. 04, 2014 Port Wade, NS, shrouded in ice

New Brunswick multi-national has troubling record on fish health

Thousands of fish at three Cooke Aquaculture industrial fish farms have died and a so-called super chill is suspected, the provincial government said Tuesday. 669 more words

Farmed Salmon