Posted in December 2012

Land-based fish farms now part of aquaculture’s future

Land-based fish farms now part of aquaculture’s future

‘THE time for questioning the importance and viability of closed containment land-based salmon aquaculture is now past, as new technologies demonstrate their productivity, efficiency, and adaptability” this was the key message at a recent workshop in the Wilfred Carter Atlantic Salmon Interpretive Centre, Chamcook, New Brunswick, Canada. Those in attendance included senior personnel from Atlantic … Continue reading

International speakers slam Bantry fish farm plans

International speakers slam Bantry fish farm plans

The views of anti-fish farm campaigners – environmental scientist Roderick O’Sullivan, Don Staniford of the Global Alliance Against Industrial Aquaculture and Elena Edwards of Wild Salmon First – were well received at a meeting iheld in the Marine Hotel, Bantry, last Friday night. Hosted by the local Save Bantry Bay group, and chaired by Keiran … Continue reading

Farmed salmon lobby attacks anglers

Farmed salmon lobby attacks anglers

It seems that Scotland’s salmon farmers are running scared. To quote the immortal words of Corporal Jones of Dad’s Army, recalling bayonet fighting in the Sudan: “They don’t like it up ’em!” What the salmon farmers don’t like is the truth about their industry, including the pollution of the seabed and their abiding failure to … Continue reading