• Canada’s salmon...

    Federal Aquaculture Act will build on an already impressive record of safety and sustainability, say Canada’s salmon farmers. By Fabian Dawson SeaWestNews Canada’s salmon farmers say a Federal Aquaculture Act is needed to address many of the issues raised in a recent audit by the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development, Julie Gelfand. Gelfand […]

    Norway seas the...

    Prime minister Erna Solberg wants her country to develop an aquaculture industry that can deliver food and economic values within an acceptable footprint. By SeaWestNews Norway, ranked as one of the best countries for green living, will further develop the aquaculture industry to churn its economy, sustain the environment and feed the world, the country’s […]
  • Rethink your pl...

    Sunday, April 22nd 2018 will mark forty-eight years since the inception of the first Earth Day and I am especially troubled by the lack of progress we have made in curbing the waste and pollution being dumped into our oceans. By Ana Roman SeaWestNews If you have been paying attention to the news lately, you […]

    Anti-fish farm ...

    Look, when we speak of sustainability we are speaking about the three major guidelines people and corporations must follow so we can one day arrive at a truly sustainable global life.  By Samantha McLeod SeaWestNews Environmental sustainability is the ability of the environment to support a defined level of environmental quality and natural resource extraction […]
  • Land based fish...

    Questioning the environmental sustainability of land based fish farming systems. I have a degree in Environmental Sustainability and I work on a freshwater recirculating aquaculture system and have previously worked on a freshwater flow through aquaculture system. By Kenny Leslie SeaWestNews This gives me some authority to answer the question the anti-salmon farm activists frequently […]

    How Canada can ...

    The global demand for seafood is steadily increasing. Population growth, rising per capita incomes, and urbanization are fueling a 7 – 9% increase in demand each year, says the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance (CAIA) By SeaWestNews According to Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, aquaculture will need to supply 2/3 of the world’s […]
  • Asia running ou...

    Experts, scientists push for aquaculture as UN warns that Asia will run out of “exploitable fish stocks” for commercial fishing by 2048. Sustainable seafood farms can help Asia’s oceans. By Mata Press Service Southeast Asia has one of the most diverse marine ecosystems in the world, but overfishing and destructive fishing threaten its sustained existence. Across […]

    Check out these...

    These millenials know their salmon. Here in this Tasty video you can learn four fast ways to create salmon recipes in a flash. The health benefits of farm-fresh salmon transcends all age groups, from young children getting their omega-3s fatty acid for their developing brains, to seniors living longer heart-healthy lives by consuming more fish […]
  • Farmed Atlantic...

    Johns Hopkins University study establishes farming Atlantic salmon as a sustainable and resilient food system for the world. SeaWestNews Farmed Atlantic salmon tops the charts when it comes to creating sustainable and resilient food systems for the world, says a new study by scientists from the Johns Hopkins University. The study aimed to help analyze […]

    Land-based Salm...

    Aquaculture has been in the news lately and no two articles ever seem to agree on any one dialogue. In particular, salmon farming has become the center of a vicious debate on an ever-ranging list of topics. Topics too numerous to list, but there is one area which I find compelling. The conversation of land-based […]
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