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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…

Court reins in ‘politically motivated’ rush to dismantle fish farms

“Modern, well-regulated aquaculture is the environmentally responsible solution for producing seafood and exercising our Tribal treaty rights — now and into the future,” – Ron…

“Politically self-serving” fish farming ban challenged in Washington

Washington court case will mirror the botched political overreach involving aquaculture operations in British Columbia’s Discovery Islands. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews Cooke Aquaculture is going to…

Commissioner Franz must explain her ‘political’ aquaculture decision

A broad range of American fisheries officials and scientists are calling for an inquiry into the sudden ban on commercial net pen aquaculture in Washington…

Anti-salmon farming activists destroy a tribal legacy

“These activists, they don’t build anything…they just want to destroy what we have built around our sustainable aquaculture and salmon farming operations for their political…

“Their aim is to spread fear not facts about salmon farming”

New study says findings about organisms and viruses that have no significant impact on fish health is causing unnecessary controversies over salmon farming in British…

Net gains from aquaculture for First Nations businesses

“In the past 20 years I’ve advocated for aquaculture and believed in it even when others spoke down to it” – Richard Harry, a member…

First Nation wants more salmon farms in its traditional territory

Adding more salmon farms in our traditional territory is the clear way forward, says Chief John Smith of the Tlowitsis Nation Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews A First…

Ignorance spurs bullying in BC’s aquaculture industry

Why are those with the least knowledge of aquaculture making the most noise about salmon farms and bullying women in the industry? CommentaryBy Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews…

Washington okays fish farms using science, rejects activism

Decision to allow steelhead fish farms in Washington waters hailed as a “victory, not only for science, but also for food security and job creation…

Salmon farmers want your input for a better output

Public comment period launched for Canada’s first ever code-of-care for fish, that aims to help salmon farmers demonstrate high animal welfare standards at all times…

A new high for aquaculture: UN

Aquaculture recognized as producing some of the healthiest foods on the planet with less impacts on the natural environment By SeaWestNews Global aquaculture production has…

Salmon farmers cut antibiotic use by 50 percent: report

“This progress has been made thanks to a concerted effort to rear fish in a healthy environment that limits stress and reduces susceptibility to pathogens,”…

Retake the narrative about aquaculture: expert

“We need to make sure that we are backed up with legitimate and unbiased facts when we put forth our belief that aquaculture is the…

Aquaculture community finds a N-EAT way to get fresh food

SFU pilot project aims to build on and expand traditional knowledge in First Nations communities for sustainable, nutritious, and organic food production By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews…

Trout is the new salmon in Washington’s fish farms

“This approval to farm trout through marine aquaculture supports our Council’s commitment to diversified economic development as strong stewards of our environment,” Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe…

Remembering Archie

Hereditary Chief, Archie Robinson, helped rescue his First Nations community with salmon farming By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews First Nations elder Archie Robinson Sr., who helped rescue…

Seals feast on escaped salmon from fire damaged fish farm

Until last week’s fire at the Robertson Island ocean pen, fewer than 100 Atlantic salmon have escaped from fish farms in B.C. over the past…

Seafood experts call on America to expand marine aquaculture

U.S. Senate hearing told responsible marine aquaculture is good for the economy, good for our communities, and good for the planet By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews America’s…

Why I support responsible fish farming in Canada

‘The Election campaign promise to end ocean-based aquaculture is deeply concerning because it is harmful. It sets the seafood industry back and, ultimately, it could…

Cooke makes a fish farming comeback in Washington waters

Northwest Aquaculture Alliance says Liberal political policy in Canada on banning open-net fish farms in B.C. is a “cheap ploy to gain votes” By SeaWestNews…

Global Aquaculture Market Report

Global aquaculture market is predicted to reach USD 209.42 billion (more than 278 billion CAD) in 2021, this is at a compound annual growth rate…

“Women in Seafood” video competition: A great success of the third edition

WSI (Women in Seafood), a not-for-profit organisation, created by seafood and gender issues specialists highlights gender imbalance in the industry, sheds light on women’s real…

Unleashing the potential of sustainable aquaculture

The expected growth in demand for fish and fish products needs to be largely met from aquaculture. – United Nations FAO report By SeaWestNews Genetic…

All of Mowi’s Campbell River fish farms now ASC certified

ASC Certification is validation that fish farms are being operated to the world’s highest standards in British Columbia By SeaWestNews Mowi Canada West has made…

One man’s vision to promote aquaculture in Greece

By Maria FlipSeaWestNews As far as the future is concerned, I am planning to use my knowledge and skills to work on aquacultures in Greece…

Sizeable Canadian delegation at aquaculture tech summit

40th anniversary of Aqua Nor, the world’s largest trade exhibition for fish farming technology attracts 600 exhibitors from 26 countries. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews A sizeable…

B.C. is a hotbed of innovation in aquaculture

“There is really nothing more important than the environment when it comes to fish farming,” – expert panel discussion at the BC Seafood Expo By…

Aquaculture Ambassador: Tristan Lamonica

“It is so important for young students to volunteer their time and run for public positions since it helps develop not only leadership skills, but…

Leadership by example to combat plastic pollution

More than 2,400 Fisheries and Oceans and Coast Guard employees pledge to reduce their consumption of single-use plastics By SeaWestNews More than 2,400 Fisheries and…