• Federal Aquacul...

    New joint Democrat-Republican bill to support American coastal communities reflects calls for a Federal Aquaculture Act in Canada When it comes to aquaculture, politicians often have opposing views. But that’s not the case for US Congressional Representatives Steven Palazzo, a Mississippi Republican and Collin Peterson, a Minnesota Democrat. In a rare show of common ground in […]

    A time to cull ...

    If this is a time to cull seals to protect our whales, it is also a time to cull the science-deficit activist campaigns that threaten the lifeblood of our coastal communities Earlier this year Georgia Murray of the Nimmo Bay Wilderness Resort, which charges about $2,000 a day to hunt down prized wild pacific salmon, […]
  •  How much fish ...

    The Joint Research Centre of the European Commission says global seafood consumption has more than doubled in the past 50 years, putting stress on the sustainability of fishing. Some numbers from the first global seafood consumption footprint published by The Joint Research Centre of the European Commission published this week; 50 – Global seafood consumption has […]

    What ails our k...

    The survival of more than half the world’s Orcas are threatened by PCBs, industrial chemicals, overfishing and man-made noise says a new study. A deadly cocktail of PCB and other toxic chemicals is threatening the survival of over half of the world’s killer whales, a new study shows. Over fishing and man-made noise may also affect […]
  • First Nations c...

    New government report pushes for a Federal Aquaculture Act while calling for increased funding for Indigenous fish farming initiatives. First Nations communities are in a unique position to benefit from, and contribute to sustainable aquaculture development in Canada, says a new federal government report. However, limited financing for Indigenous aquaculture remains a challenge said the Agri-food […]

    Canada launches...

    PRV Assessment will support decision making on sustainable aquaculture and aquatic animal health in Canada The Department of Fisheries and Oceans has launched a science review to assess risks associated with Piscine Orthoreovirus, also known as Piscine Reovirus, (PRV) transfer from Atlantic salmon farms. The results of the assessment will support decision making on sustainable […]
  • Campbell River ...

    Campbell River – The Salmon Capital of the World – will host Seafood West to celebrate and discuss the latest advancements in aquaculture. By Samantha McLeod Some of the world’s top fisheries scientists and chefs will gather in the Western Canadian coastal city of Campbell River this week to celebrate and discuss the latest advancements […]

    Salmon and Chor...

    Salmon and chorizo chowder is perfect for this time of the year. Packed with healthy summer vegetables and a creamy broth. Plus, the heart-healthy goodness of B.C. Salmon, fresh all day, every day. As summer winds down to an end, and cool fall days gently slip in, we yearn for a few more hot and […]
  • Marine aquacult...

    “‘We will help aquaculture grow faster by reducing regulatory burden and driving research’ – U.S. Department of Commerce . ” America is planning a one-stop shop for federal approval of marine aquaculture permits as it looks to increased sustainable farming of its oceans. It will also boost aquaculture research to accelerate the growth of the U.S. seafood […]

    ASC-certified s...

    Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification gets UN backing for clarity, credibility and choice in seafood. BC Salmon farms which have the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification now have the backing of the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) for clarity, credibility and choice in certified seafood. The ASC’s Salmon Standard has been recognised by the […]
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