• 17.5 billion me...

    Farmed salmon has become a staple of healthy and affordable diets around the world By Samantha McLeod SeaWestNews The global salmon farming industry continues to evolve sustainably, producing 17.5 billion meals every year and creating 132,600 jobs in coastal communities around the world, says a new report “Salmon farmers are growing even more healthy meals […]

    Wild salmon fir...

    A chance for the money boys to make more money around the hysteria about salmon farming in BC By Fabian Dawson SeaWestNews A recent op-ed in the Vancouver Sun by well-known local entrepreneurs urged Premier John Horgan (pictured) to let tenures for open net-pen salmon farms expire. The op-ed was written by Tony Allard, president […]
  •  Sustainable se...

    Farmed fish can help with the recovery of natural fish populations and provide a healthier alternative to land-based animal protein – Seafood Nutrition Partnership By Fabian Dawson SeaWestNews Seafood raised through sustainable aquaculture operations can help secure food security for nations around the world and provide a solution to the health crisis facing Americans, says […]

    Chef Ned Bell, ...

    A chef’s moral responsibility to the world is to respect people and cultures while teaching about food-sustainability.  Before there were celebrity chefs in Vancouver there were chefs Ned Bell, Rob Feenie and Michael Jacob, the chefs that put Vancouver’s restaurant scene on the map with Lumiere, the multi-awarded Vancouver restaurant. Before Lumiere there was Le […]
  • Beware the eco-...

    10,000-year journey that is just bearing fruit threatened by foreign funded activism says Calvin Helin, a leading authority on economic independence for First Nations By Fabian Dawson SeaWestNews First Nations leaders in BC should be wary of activists who are trying to gain their support to stop energy and natural resource projects in Canada, warns […]

    “We do not reco...

    Sea Shepherd Society’s lawyer says the organization does not respect Indigenous territories in Canada By SeaWestNews In correspondence to a Canadian First Nation, a Sea Shepherd Society’s lawyer says the organization does not respect Indigenous territories in Canada, and the American organization’s vessels will do as they please this summer in seeking to remove aboriginal […]
  • Aquaculture ope...

    As we celebrate World Oceans Day here is a look at what some countries are doing with sustainable aquaculture programs to combat overfishing By Fabian Dawson SeaWestNews More than half of the world’s fish and seafood products come from aquaculture. The increasing demand and the simultaneous decline of the natural stocks due to overfishing have […]

    BC’s aqua...

    The BC Seafood Festival 2018, a celebration of BC’s aquaculture industry, is fast approaching. There is no better time than right now to highlight this conversation from last year’s seafood festival. Questions and Answers with Jeremy Dunn, then executive director of the BC Salmon Farmers Association. By Samantha McLeod SeaWestNews “The past four years with […]
  • Need an adventu...

    Adventure tourism is certainly not a new trend but it is fast becoming a choice for more people these days. One of the fastest growing adventures is sailing the high seas. Many Europeans, for example, are choosing to visit Canada for their adventure trips because it is considered a safer place than most to eat, […]

    Marine Harvest ...

    Aquaculture companies top first comprehensive sustainability assessment of world’s biggest food producers. By SeawestNews Aquaculture giant Marine Harvest, which has been targeted by anti-fish farm activists in B.C. has topped the new sustainable food producers’ index, which is based on criteria such as use of antibiotics, animal welfare and food safety. Together with Leroy Seafood […]
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