16 Dec
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100+ First Nations support the end of open-net pens

“Today, [DFO is] trying to hide behind a narrative that somehow, open net pens can be managed in a way that will ‘reduce interactions’ with wild salmon – while the sea lice, bacteria and viruses breeding on those farms are still released directly into wild salmon habitat. This is the kind of magical thinking at DFO that led to the collapse of the east coast’s cod stocks.” 100+ First Nations from across BC support the end of open-net pen salmon farms. #endthepens Read full op-ed on National Newswatch here.