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02 Jul
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Land-based salmon farming thrives in Japan, while BC is left behind

Proximar Seafood, funded by Grieg Kapital, is successfully growing salmon in a land-based facility in Japan. In BC, Grieg is one of the three open-net pen salmon farm companies that continue to threaten wild Pacific salmon with sea lice and pathogen transfer. “Supernatural British Columbia is paying for the deployment of this safer, greener, more sustainable technology in Japan…our environment is subsidizing innovation elsewhere – that makes no sense” says Tony Allard, Founder – Wild Salmon Forever; Wild First “We could grow the industry here in a responsible way…it’s hopeful – there is a path to grow the industry on land.” Listen to CKNW News Talk 980 interview here.