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Cooke Aquaculture denied social license in Nova Scotia

In a bold move Friday, the ad-hoc group Citizens for Sustainable Aquaculture Now has denied New Brunswick-based multi-national Cooke Aquaculture the social license required under the revised Nova Scotia Aquaculture Regulations, informed by the 2015… 242 more words

Farmed Salmon

Surfing = good.

Sea Lice = bad.

Surfing + Sea Lice = Itchy Surfing.

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Sea Lice: What is it and how to treat

Sea lice, which are jellyfish and sea anemone larvae, cause an itchy rash  in ocean bathers in Florida and Alabama. The rash typically lasts for about two weeks and can be associated with a fever, chills, headaches, and nausea.   54 more words

Sea Lice Outbreaks on Rise in Gulf Coast Beaches

Seabather’s eruption is an itchy rash caused by a nearly invisible marine pest known as sea lice, which lurks in warm oceans, including the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean during the summer. 168 more words


Prevent Sea Lice-Swim Naked

Summer is around the corner and with it Sea Lice. The Florida coast sees this unwelcome visitor each year. Sea lice are not lice, but a jellyfish larvae. 122 more words


“Lousy with Lice? The Solution is Snorkeling Salmon”

A surprising number of parallels can be drawn between an average middle school student and Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). They are both athletic, tend to travel in large groups, have an insatiable appetite as they mature, go to “ 1,048 more words