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Netflix series loaded with misinformation about farmed salmon

Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) states new Netflix series lacks factual and balanced information that helps people make educated decisions about seafood, aquaculture, and their health….

Canada mulls longer licence terms for salmon farmers

Proposed conditions of licence changes include extension of marine aquaculture permits for a period of between two and six years. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews Salmon farmers…

Anti-aquaculture activists push attacks on government scientists

Strategic motive is to discredit government scientists and weaken the legitimacy of regulatory agencies to bolster support and public donations for anti-salmon farming activist groups….

Factually incorrect anti-salmon farming ads removed, again

The continued spread of misinformation by anti-salmon farming groups emphasizes the need for responsible advocacy based on facts and science. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews Anti-salmon farming…

BC reiterates support for salmon farming First Nations

“First Nations which have oversight over aquaculture in their territories should have a direct role in determining the future of salmon farming in BC –…

Canada failing First Nations salmon farming communities in BC

“We are the stewards of our territories. We are salmon farmers. We have always managed these fish in our traditional territories, and we will continue…

Activists ratchet up campaign of misinformation about salmon aquaculture

Billboards containing false information about salmon farms removed in Ottawa while anti-aquaculture activists in British Columbia regurgitate old incidental bycatch data. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews Anti-aquaculture…

Toxic hotspots, road runoff endangering BC salmon runs

Emerging threats will further endanger British Columbia’s wild salmon populations say recent studies and reports. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews Aquaculture detractors, especially on Canada’s west coast,…

MP unable to handle the facts about aquaculture

MP Lisa Marie Barron parrots anti-salmon farming agenda for political gain rather than to protect wild Pacific salmon: Letter By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews Salmon farmers in…

THIS IS SALMON FARMING with SAM TOMKINSON

“I think our young professional’s group is starting to become a great success story.“ Aquaculture is responsible for thousands of high-paid, skilled, and rewarding jobs…

THIS IS SALMON FARMING with MICHELLE FRANZE

“I think the fact that two-thirds of the sector being under 35 speaks volumes that salmon farming companies take their environmental stewardship seriously” Aquaculture is…

THIS IS SALMON FARMING with BENJAMIN DEL CURTO

Behind the scenes in aquaculture, there is a significant amount of unseen work carried out by multiple experts from diverse fields, collaborating in remote areas,…

THIS IS SALMON FARMING with EMILY WARREN

“A big misconception I hear is that the people working in the fish farming industry don’t care about the ocean or the environment in general,…

Aquaculture is growing everywhere, except in Canada

Governments around the world are forging ahead with new plans, policies and laws to boost aquaculture. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews From the United States and Scotland…

Aquaculture transition plan is an opportunity for BC’s salmon farmers

“My vision is for a future where local communities, First Nations, wild salmon and aquaculture are all thriving.” – Jennifer Woodland, Chair of the BC…

Aquaculture innovations keep driving salmon farmers in BC

New aquaculture systems being introduced to help further minimise interactions between wild and farmed salmon. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews Two new innovative systems that will help…

Ruth Robinson, Elder – Kitasoo/Xai’xais

“What are my people going to do? How are they going to work, cause there are no other jobs here too.“Ruth Robinson, Elder – Kitasoo/Xai’xais…

Hypocrite federal politicians killing aquaculture jobs in BC

Thousands of aquaculture jobs on the line as federal MPs doublespeak to shut down salmon farms in British Columbia. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews It was less…

Patagonia’s hypocrisy displayed in new anti-salmon farming book

“Patagonia’s campaigns against salmon farming, books and films are all about creating traction for its expensive and exclusive products…its hypocrisy.” By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews Patagonia, the…

‘Salmon farm shutdowns not based on science but on politics’

National agricultural and food associations remind Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of his commitment that science and evidence will form the basis of Canada’s policy and…

Throwing Shade on the Colour of Salmon; The Truth Behind Astaxanthin

Instead of sourcing the Astaxanthin carotenoid from the wild, they opt for a lab produced version that is  extracted from algae Viewpoint By: Samantha McLeod…

Science vs sovereignty in the fight to farm salmon

Indigenous communities in BC and Washington State turn to the courts to get their voices heard and their traditional rights to farm salmon respected. By…

Controversial salmon farming decision heads back to court

First Nations and salmon farmers seek judicial review of minister’s aquaculture decision that prevents them from raising fish in the Discovery Islands of British Columbia….

Aquaculture workers fight back against fish farm ban

Show us the science that is killing our jobs demand Washington State’s fish farm workers in a new aquaculture advocacy campaign By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews Aquaculture…

Minister can’t be “trusted” say salmon farming First Nations

First Nations’ leaders call for ouster of Fisheries Minister Joyce Murray following her controversial, unscientific and damaging decision to shut down salmon farms in BC…

Ottawa rejects science, betrays First Nations with aquaculture decision

Decision to shut down Discovery Islands salmon farms goes against First Nations Reconciliation, increases food costs and devastates local economies By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews The Federal…

Land-based salmon farming is risky business in BC : study

  New government study shows BC will need billions of dollars and about 10 years to replace open-net salmon farms with land-based aquaculture operations By…

Canada’s salmon farmers need more collaboration not conflict

While the rest of the world is increasing aquaculture production, campaigners with varying self-interests have been determined to shut down salmon farms in Canada. Commentary…

Salmon with Anchovy Butter and Braised Kale

This simple, no fuss salmon recipe, cooked under the broiler, is perfect for any time of the week. If one is pregnant and looking for…

Pregnant and craving salmon?

Like all farmed foods, salmon farming is mandated by organisations set in place to protect our health British Columbia is a wonderful place to rear…