• It’s in a...

    Letter:   “If people wish to continue consuming the healthy proteins and omega oils found in salmon, the reality is that those salmon will have to be farmed, and farmed in the ocean, in their natural environment”  Dylan Hynes Sustainable aquaculture student Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University St. John’s I write in reference to […]

    Crime Stoppers ...

    BC Salmon Farmers first group to step up to the plate as Metro Vancouver Crime Stoppers initiates unique partnership to fight poaching and pollution By Fabian Dawson SeaWestNews.com The proliferation of environmental crimes locally and globally has prompted Crime Stoppers to launch a new campaign to collect anonymous tips on illegal fishing, hunting, the sale […]
  • Canada reacts t...

    Canada remains committed to science and evidence-based decision making, not emotion, on future of Atlantic salmon farming. By Fabian Dawson SeaWestNews The Government of Canada is committed to science and evidence-based decision making when it comes to the future of the country’s aquaculture industry, Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc said in response to Washington State’s ban […]

     Letter from to...

    Don’t make decisions about salmon farming in “a climate fueled by fear and propaganda” warn top scientists in Washington. AN OPEN LETTER TO THE WASHINGTON STATE LEGISLATURE: As representatives of the scientific community, we are alarmed that the Washington state Legislature may take steps to eliminate an industry—salmon aquaculture—without understanding the ramifications of such an […]
  • Why Germans pre...

    Farmed salmon trumps wild in German taste test When it comes to the German palate, farmed salmon tastes better than wild salmon. Undercurrentnews.com, based in London, reports that the German charity Warentest has investigated and concluded: in the taste test, fresh farmed salmon is clearly ahead of the game. The charity suggested that because most […]

    Black Soldier F...

    David Suzuki’s insect-feed brainchild will help make salmon farming more sustainable but he is bugged about it. By Fabian Dawson The short and unremarkable life of the Black Soldier Fly involves nothing more than mating and laying eggs. It does not eat, sting or bite and is not a pest or a vector for disease. […]
  • Washington lawm...

    Ban will be an be an embarrassment to the state’s reputation globally says former state senator as he debunks myths circulated by fish farm opponents By Fabian Dawson SeaWestNews.com Washington-based fish farmers are calling on their lawmakers to vote down any bans on the farming of Atlantic salmon in state waters and are urging them […]

    Salmon farming ...

    A salmo farming morning with Deja. “Connecting with what we are doing hands on is a very magical experience.” Meet Deja Coupe, Assistant production Data Analyst at Cermaq Canada. Watch the video below for more insight into fish farming in British Columbia.
  • BC salmon and s...

    Did you know that the second largest seafood consumption is farmed salmon? Members of BC Salmon Farmers Association (BCSFA) grows the world’s most desired fish. Salmon raising, from inception to consumption, follows the same process as shellfish – spawned from brood stock, grown in controlled hatcheries and then transferred to the ocean until they’ve reached […]

    Fish farming in...

    BC fish farming creates schooling and jobs in the rural communities big cities forget about. Nellie is proud of her job and where the salmon aquaculture industry is going. She is instrumental in helping new staff get adjusted, in guiding them to positions they may excel at, and just being there for a chat when […]
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