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Support your salmon farmers, global seafood group tells Canada

“The salmon farming sector in BC is an invaluable contributor to local economies and provides a reliable source of healthy, responsible protein to Canada and…

“We are wild salmon stewards and salmon farmers”

Aquaculture pioneers, the Kitasoo Xai’xais First Nation, is inviting the public to come see for themselves how modern salmon farming has transformed their remote community….

Anti-salmon farming activists pit First Nation against First Nation

Many First Nations, who supposedly have lent their support to an anti-fish farming lobby group, are themselves involved in projects that pose a myriad of…

Cermaq Canada to trial algal oil in its salmon feed

The introduction of algal oil aims to significantly reduce Cermaq’s dependence on traditional marine fish oils in their salmon feed. By SeaWestNews In a ground-breaking…

First Nation in BC earns prestigious Blue Park Award

This Earth Day, the Kitasoo Xai’xais First Nation in British Columbia is celebrating getting the prestigious Blue Park Award for exceptional marine biodiversity conservation. By…

First Nations share their aquaculture success stories

“When you purchase seafood from us, you join our journey and become part of the circle.   Every purchase breathes new life into your community and…

Another study shows salmon farms pose low disease risk to wild fish

No apparent relationship between the prevalence of virus infection in wild salmon and fish farms states a new Norwegian study, reaffirming conclusions of Canadian and…

Top aquaculture advocate calls it a day with Mowi

“Aquaculture, in particular salmon farming has been my life and passion,” says Ian Roberts, who is departing Mowi after a three-decade career in the seafood…

Leonardo DiCaprio needs an education about salmon farming

BC’s salmon farmers and First Nations invite Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio to tour their operations after he repeats false information about salmon aquaculture. By Fabian…

Mowi earns Good Housekeeping Seal for its delectable, healthy salmon

Recognition comes as a new report projects that the salmon fish market will be worth USD 35.5 billion by 2032 due to the growing popularity…

Poseidon reels in investments to boost aquaculture tech

Poseidon’s innovative aquaculture solutions are enabling fish farms to be more productive, sustainable and resilient, while meeting the increased global demand for sustainable protein. By…

No more salmon farm closures in BC pending transition plan

Fisheries Minister Diane Lebouthillier reiterates her stand on the aquaculture sector in BC as activists continue collecting donations to spread falsehoods about salmon farming. By…

Aquaculture top of mind at Seafood Expo North America

Fisheries Minister Diane Lebouthillier to lead Canadian delegation to Seafood Expo after meetings with US and UN officials to boost the ocean economy. By Fabian…

Investments in aquaculture and wild fisheries to drive Canada’s ocean economy

“I’m confident the investments will help the aquaculture and fisheries sectors to become even more sustainable and environmentally friendly” – Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of Fisheries….

Aquaculture jobs and vessels sail away from British Columbia

Aquaculture job losses mount as uncertainty grows over the future of salmon farming in British Columbia By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews The uncertainty over the future of…

The world needs more aquaculture says the UN food agency

Canada’s seafood farmers urge Ottawa to take heed of the UN’s calls for 35% growth in aquaculture by 2030 to fight global hunger By Fabian…

Netflix series loaded with misinformation about farmed salmon

Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) states new Netflix series lacks factual and balanced information that helps people make educated decisions about seafood, aquaculture, and their health….

Why washing machines are endangering tiny ocean creatures

People can make a big impact by simply making changes to how they do laundry – study Rochelle Baker,Local Journalism Initiative Microscopic creatures vastly important…

Choosing farmed salmon at the grocery store

Making an eco-friendly food choice today is completely in our hands CommentaryBy Samantha Bacchus McLeod When standing in front of the seafood section at our…

Sockeye salmon are growing faster due to climate change

However, it’s not a given that bigger is always better states a new study from Simon Fraser University By Rochelle BakerLocal Journalism Initiative Reporter Climate change…

Netflix feeds viewers with vegan propaganda in ‘biased’ new series

New Netflix series on diet and nutrition shows why balanced programming is as important as a balanced diet. CommentaryBy Ian Roberts A new Netflix series…

Salmon farmers ranked as world’s top protein producers

Aquaculture companies, like Mowi and Grieg Seafood, continue to outperform land-based protein producers on all risk factors. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews Salmon farmers continue to produce…

Courts rein in anti-salmon farming activist, US politician

Courts act against an “irrational” anti-aquaculture activist in Scotland and a Washington State public official, who is trying to shut down salmon farms for political…

America aims to boost aquaculture with SEAfood Act

Top chefs hail science-based bipartisan bill that will put more affordable and homegrown seafood on US plates and menus By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews The growth of…

“To preserve wild salmon, we must also grow salmon.”

Coalition of First Nations reaffirms right to farm salmon in their traditional territories. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews Salmon farming First Nations are asking Indigenous leaders opposed…

Aquaculture is growing everywhere, except in Canada

Governments around the world are forging ahead with new plans, policies and laws to boost aquaculture. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews From the United States and Scotland…

Net gains: Aquaculture news from around the world

Asia’s appetite for Scottish salmon grows as Tasmania and America look to build a more robust aquaculture industry. By SeaWestNews SCOTLAND – Scottish salmon is…

“The ocean is not an aquarium” says U.N.

World Oceans Day message to develop aquaculture more effectively resonates with Canada’s First Nations, seafood farmers and coastal communities. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews The United Nations…

United Nations calls for global expansion of aquaculture

“Aquaculture has seen enormous progress in recent decades and is destined to produce the majority of the ever-growing demand for aquatic food.” – United Nations…

Patagonia’s hypocrisy displayed in new anti-salmon farming book

“Patagonia’s campaigns against salmon farming, books and films are all about creating traction for its expensive and exclusive products…its hypocrisy.” By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews Patagonia, the…