• Charting the fu...

    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 conservation, fisheries and aquaculture sciences. Motivated by the work of SNAPP or the Sustainable Open-Ocean […]

     Court dismisse...

    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 of Alert Bay to stop the restocking of an open-net salmon farm off Vancouver Island […]
  • US agency alert...

    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 lobby about the salmon aquaculture industry. The agency in a statement said the […]

    Anti-fish farm ...

    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 labelled as bought and paid for by the aquaculture industry. The emotionally-charged but fact-deficit anti-fish […]
  • B.C. lab cleare...

    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 Animal Health Centre (AHC). The report found that the public servants and scientists at the […]

    Indian native p...

    “I’m proud to be a salmon farmer. I take pride in my job” By Gina Forsyth Although Pavan Padavala, Assistant Manager of Midsummer Island, has been with Marine Harvest for a relatively short time, he has already made a positive mark on the company. Born in the southern part of India, in the state of […]
  • Salmon Farm Tou...

    Would you go on a Salmon Farm tour if you could? BC salmon farmers will welcome you on one of their beautiful farms on the ocean. Tour dates for 2018 will be posted soon. “The BC Salmon Farmers Association invites members of the public (ages 10+) to join us for a tour of one of […]

     Aquaculture is...

    10-time world champion paddler and surfer, Jamie Mitchell, in film to showcase sustainable fish farming. Aquaculture is sustainable. By Samantha McLeod SeaWestNews Legendary champion paddler and surfer Jamie Mitchell (pictured) has begun to tell the world that sustainable aquaculture is the wave of the future. The 10-time Paddleboard World Champion and Professional Big Wave Surfer, […]
  • Canada’s fish a...

    The value of Canada’s fish and seafood exports continued trending upward in 2017 with $6.9 billion in exports just last year. By Fabian Dawson SeaWestNews Once again this year, Canada has a significant presence at the Seafood Expo North America with over 100 exhibitors, that is being held in Boston, Massachusetts. “With thousands of seafood […]

    BBQ Farm-Fresh ...

    Spring seems to dragging its tail this year and we cannot wait to fire up the grill. To tide us over until warmer weather, here is a quick and easy recipe for farm-fresh salmon BBQ, on a bun. Green Onions Chimichurri 1 bunch green onions, 5 cloves garlic, 1 small onion, 1 Thai chilli, 1 […]
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