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Swimmers -v- Salmon Farm

Help!!! – one of our most beautiful and tranquil bays is threatened by a fish farm application!  A large group of swimmers took to the waves to show their opposition and this gained coverage in newspapers locally and nationally. 300 more words

Cold Water Swimming

Sea lice outbreak sends salmon prices soaring

Salmon prices have reached historic highs due to an outbreak of sea lice in Norway, which offers the world’s largest farmed salmon supply. 370 more words


It's time to stop farming salmon

Quartz announces, “Lox lovers and sashimi devotees, prepare to shell out this year. According to the Nasdaq Salmon Index, salmon prices are at historic highs—and it’s all because of one tiny, nefarious little creature. 469 more words

Damage To Health

Poached Salmon

“Some 95,400 fish were killed by a new device called a thermolicer … The ‘sudden temperature change’ caused by the thermolicer killed 95 per cent of the lice but also caused ‘significant mortalities’ amongst the salmon. 52 more words

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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