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How Canada can help save Asia’s oceans

The global demand for seafood is steadily increasing. Population growth, rising per capita incomes, and urbanization are fueling a 7 – 9% increase in demand each year, says the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance (CAIA) By SeaWestNews According to Food and…

Asia running out of fish and seafood

Experts, scientists push for aquaculture as UN warns that Asia will run out of “exploitable fish stocks” for commercial fishing by 2048. Sustainable seafood farms can help Asia’s oceans. By Mata Press Service Southeast Asia has one of the most diverse…

Check out these Tasty recipes for salmon

These millenials know their salmon. Here in this Tasty video you can learn four fast ways to create salmon recipes in a flash. The health benefits of farm-fresh salmon transcends all age groups, from young children getting their omega-3s fatty…

Farmed Atlantic salmon tops the protein charts

Johns Hopkins University study establishes farming Atlantic salmon as a sustainable and resilient food system for the world. SeaWestNews Farmed Atlantic salmon tops the charts when it comes to creating sustainable and resilient food systems for the world, says a…

Land-based Salmon Farming

Aquaculture has been in the news lately and no two articles ever seem to agree on any one dialogue. In particular, salmon farming has become the center of a vicious debate on an ever-ranging list of topics. Topics too numerous…

Kitchen getting crowded at BC Seafood Festival

BC Seafood Festival to showcase over 40 local, national and international chefs By Samantha McLeod SeaWestNews The kitchen is getting crowded at the 12th annual BC Seafood Festival. The festival organizers have announced an extensive list of chefs from British…

Employees help Cermaq achieve new salmon milestone

Cermaq thanks employees for helping it get Aquaculture Stewardship Council’s (ASC) salmon standards By SeaWestNews Thanks to the hard work and commitment from employees, more than 73% of Cermaq Canada’s production farms are now certified to the  Aquaculture Stewardship Council’s…

Ottawa funds to energize B.C. seafood production

Funding will enhance B.C.’s reputation for sustainable aquaculture and fishery practices says Lana Popham, BC Minister of Agriculture By Taz Bacchus SeaWestNews Ottawa has announced over $225,000 in funding from the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program to support…

Sustainable salmon farming in British Columbia

Put salmon farms in land-based fish tanks. This is an online demand we see quite often in the comments sections of SeaWestNews Facebook page. By Samantha McLeod SeaWestNews Sustainability is the key to all food farming, whether it is fish…

Why the world needs more aquaculture

Significant increase in demand predicted for farmed salmon and other aquaculture products by leading European experts and a new report By Fabian Dawson SeaWestNews The sustainable fish of the future will come from fish farms say leading European scientists and…

Opinion: If we want to keep eating fish we need to farm it — responsibly

By Jeremy Dunn The B.C. Salmon Farmers Association recently held community meetings in Campbell River and Nanaimo — two centres of our industry in this province. Over and over again we heard passion for the role B.C.’s salmon farms play…

Credibility not on the menu for these BC chefs

Would these BC chefs be okay if food critics reviewed their restaurants without having eaten there? By Fabian Dawson SeaWestNews This week, the anti-fish farm activists rounded up some Vancouver-area chefs to denounce sustainable salmon farming in BC. None of…

Calling on all BC chefs to come visit a salmon farm

Salmon farms in British Columbia have to adhere to the highest standards in regulations and monitoring, more so than restaurants health and safety measures. Restaurants are given lenient warnings and fines for infractions that are potentially hazardous to the public’s…

A common vision to protect wild salmon

B.C. government releases advisory council report on salmon aquaculture By Fabian Dawson SeaWestNews A B.C. government panel’s report on aquaculture underscores the need for salmon farm practices to better align with a common vision on the importance of sustaining wild…

Skuna Bay Salmon joins movement to offer sustainable seafood options

Partnership with James Beard Foundation paves the way for engagement with broader culinary community and North America’s top chefs. By Samantha McLeod SeaWestNews Vancouver Island’s Skuna Bay Salmon, globally renowned for its sustainable fishing and farming practices, has joined a…

Top nutritional expert brings her message to BC Seafood Expo

BC Seafood Expo provides a venue to network with industry leaders, international buyers, distributors, and educators in the seafood industry By SeaWestNews Linda Cornish (pictured), one of North America’s top advocate on the nutritional benefits of eating seafood will be…

Another BC fish farm gets ASC certified

B.C. salmon farmers are amongst the world leaders in adopting Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certifications By Fabian Dawson SeaWestNews Another BC fish farm has been certified by the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC), developed by the World Wildlife Federation (WWF). Marine…

Landmark book on cleaner fish

Contributions from over 60 leading researchers comprehensively addresses the questions of sustainability of cleaner fish use in aquaculture By SeaWestNews Over 60 leading global researchers have come together in a landmark book that comprehensively addresses the questions of sustainability of…

A sexy salmon recipe by “Recipe30”

Every once in awhile you run into a food video like this sexy salmon dish that is so mesmerizing you have to watch it again and again. This “Quick and Easy Honey and Soy Glazed Salmon, Pan Seared” by Chef Joel…

Aquaculture’s popularity growing globally says new report

Global aquaculture market, valued at $170 billion, seen as major driver of the food industry worldwide By Fabian Dawson SeaWestNews The growing market for farmed fish and other aquaculture products underscores its growing popularity around the world as a sustainable…

Coastal communities speak up for BC’s salmon farming industry

Premier John Horgan inundated with letters from the often neglected voices in BC’s coastal communities that depend on salmon farms By Samantha McLeod SeaWestNews Workers in British Columbia’s salmon farming industry have sent hundreds of letters to the office of…

Ottawa in search of few good experts on aquaculture science

Independent Expert Panel on Aquaculture Science to advise Minister of Fisheries and Oceans By SeaWestNews The Federal government is looking for a few good experts and scientists to be on its Independent Expert Panel on Aquaculture Science. Canada’s chief science…

An open letter to Washington State Governor Jay Inslee

An open letter to Washington State Governor Jay Inslee about the salmon farming industry. From Fabian Dawson SeaWestNews Dear Governor, I bring to your attention a tale of two bills that went through your legislative process recently. The first, House…

Whats for lunch? Recipe, Farm-fresh Salmon Salad

Enjoy this farm-fresh salmon salad, it makes a perfect lunch, dinner, or pack it in a jar for on-the-go picnics. Springtime is the perfect time for clean eating, get ready for warmer weather by prepping your digestive system for the…

Calvin Helin to deliver keynote address at BC Seafood Expo 2018

Calvin Helin is a leading authority on economic independence for First Nations. By Samantha McLeod SeaWestNews Calvin Helin, a First Nations entrepreneur, lawyer, and best-selling author will be the keynote speaker at this year’s edition of the BC Seafood Expo,…

Charting the future of seafood

By 2100, we will need to feed over 11 billion people, and aquaculture is a promising source of seafood for the plates of future generations The Conservation Aquaculture Research Team  (CART)  is a group of experts and analysts in ocean…

 Court dismisses ‘Namgis application to stop restocking fish farm

Marine Harvest says it will continue to seek engagement with the ‘Namgis First Nation to find collaborative solutions for fish farming operations in BC. By Samantha McLeod SeaWestNews Canada’s Federal Court has dismissed an application by the ‘Namgis First Nation…

US agency alerts public to the lies by anti-fish farm activists

Similar falsehoods being used by BC-based anti-aquaculture lobby in campaign to attack salmon farmers. By Fabian Dawson SeawestNews The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has joined a growing chorus of condemnation against the lies being spread by the…

Anti-fish farm activists leave taxpayers with hefty bills

Another government review, costing $100,000, dismisses claims by anti-fish farm activists in British Columbia By Fabian Dawson SeawestNews More often than not, when scientists debunk the claims that fish farms are causing the decline of wild stocks, their work is…

B.C. lab cleared of conflict accusations over salmon farms

The health and wellbeing of British Columbia’s wild and farmed salmon populations are of paramount importance to both the province’s ecosystem and economy. “Don Wright, deputy minister to the Premier, has released his report on Deloitte’s review of the Province’s…

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