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 […]
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.
VANCOUVER — The federal government says it will close several commercial Pacific salmon fisheries in British Columbia and Yukon beginning this season to conserve fish stocks that are on the “verge of collapse.” Read more from CTV News.
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 […]
The decline of wild Pacific salmon stocks ranks among British Columbians’ top three concerns—behind only COVID-19 and poverty—according to new polling from Insights West and Sierra Club BC. Read the release here.