CTV News (March 29, 2024)
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Leonardo DiCaprio calls for new salmon farming practices in BC

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio is calling on the federal government to follow through on it’s mandate to transition from open-net pen salmon farming in coastal BC waters by 2025.

A decade of rigorous, peer-reviewed science led by the Pacific Salmon Foundation, DFO, First Nations, and others outlines numerous risks open-net pen salmon farms pose to wild Pacific salmon through the amplification and transfer of harmful parasites and pathogens.

The majority of British Columbians and over 120+ First Nations support the removal of ocean-polluting salmon farms from BC waters. It’s time to #endthepens.

Read CTV News article here.