03 Jul
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Argentina says no to salmon farming

Tierra del Fuego, Argentina’s southernmost province, approved a bill on June 20th that bans salmon farming in open net pens. “I have been fighting the global salmon farming industry for over two decades and the tide is now turning against this toxic industry,” said Don Staniford, a scientist, researcher and activist, in a release from […]

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02 Jul
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Norway’s salmon farming moves indoors

Norwegian salmon farming is moving indoors and further afield – to the United States. By raising the salmon on land, the industry is attempting to move away from the river or sea cages that have invited criticism over a slew of issues. Read more from Bangkok Post.

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23 Jun
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Tougher times ahead for BC aquaculture | CKNW

“As a society, can we really destroy, for all time, a part of our world as important as wild salmon? I just don’t think we morally can do that for future generations.” Hear Alexandra Morton’s full interview on CKNW.

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16 Jun
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Wild First applauds Minister Jordan’s important decision not to allow restocking of fish farms in the Discovery Islands

Wild First congratulates Minister Jordan, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, for her decision not to allow restocking of fish farms in the Discovery Islands, and for her decision not to extend Cermaq’s current license in the Discovery Islands area beyond June 2022. Thank you Minister Jordan, for listening to First Nations and the vast majority of […]

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