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Burping cows breathe new life into aquaculture for BC

Seaweed farming, especially near ocean aquaculture sites, can help British Columbia be a low-carbon producer of choice for seafood, milk and beef By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews The BC government aims to show climate leadership with a comprehensive plan to reduce greenhouse…

Blue Revolution charts the future of seafood in Canada

Seafood farmers and wild fishers unveil blueprint to double Canada’s seafood production, consumption and economic benefits By SeaWestNews From coast-to-coast fish farmers and wild fishers have developed a vision document to drive Canada’s Blue Revolution with the aim of doubling…

Cooke gets Ocean Wise nod for wild fish and aquaculture products

Ocean Wise Seafood program partnership ensures Cooke’s wild fishery and aquaculture products come from sustainable, responsibly harvested resources By SeaWestNews True North Seafood, a division of Cooke Aquaculture Inc., which ships seafood products to over 67 countries, will partner with…

The future of food is from the sea

Researchers say the ocean and seafood have big roles to play as the world’s population grows. By SeaWestNews Growing fish on land faces various environmental and health concerns associated with large-scale agriculture concludes an international collaboration of scientists that studied…

Sustainable oceans champ to lead Conservation Alliance

New executive director will lead four-year strategy for community of sustainable seafood NGOs By SeaWestNews Sustainable oceans champion, Mariah Boyle, has been appointed as the new Executive Director Conservation Alliance for Seafood Solutions. The Conservation Alliance is a community of…

‘AquaPioneers’ will take you from farm to film

Independent filmmakers to showcase the daily lives and dreams of five aquaculture pioneers who are driven by an “insatiable hunger for sustainability” By SeaWestNews A group of independent documentary filmmakers are planning to showcase the personal stories of five “aqua-pioneers”…

Grieg Seafood invests in the West, expands in the East

Aquaculture giant, Grieg Seafood, celebrates 20th anniversary in B.C., with expansion plans in Eastern Canada, new gold standard for sustainability and a $40 million wellboat in Western Canada. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews It’s been a very merry February for Grieg Seafood…

Cooke plans to boost salmon farming operations in Nova Scotia

Plans unveiled after an in-depth study shows salmon farming has no adverse impact on lobster growth and abundance By SeaWestNews Cooke Aquaculture, a family owned seafood giant, wants to expand its operations in Nova Scotia with a new fish processing…

Canada’s coast providing wide array of seafood for Midwest

One of the biggest sources for seafood for the United States are the coastal waters of British Columbia Source: Farm World Online -Cindy Ladage – August 31, 2017 COMOX VALLEY, British Columbia — Illinois seafood markets like Robert’s Seafood in…