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Undercurrent News, 3 August 2015: Land Raised Salmon Products Released

West Creek Aquaculture is launching its Pacific Coho salmon in all 170 supermarket locations of Co-op Food Stores, located in Western Canada. The company is also distributing its coho salmon through Grocery People, a wholly owned subsidiary of Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) that supplies independent grocery stores across Western Canada. “We’re the only company in Canada producing Coho … Continue reading

Save Bantry Bay Submission: National Strategic Plan for Sustainable Aquaculture Consultation

Save Bantry Bay Submission: National Strategic Plan for Sustainable Aquaculture Consultation The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine is inviting submissions on a new National Strategic Plan for Sustainable Aquaculture Development and related strategic environmental assessment and appropriate assessment. Deadline for receipt of submissions is 5.30pm on 24 July 2015. A copy of the … Continue reading

Galway Bay Against Salmon Cages Press Release, 25 June 2015: Draft National Strategic Plan for Sustainable Aquaculture Development

Galway Bay Against Salmon Cages Press Release: Draft National Strategic Plan for Sustainable Aquaculture Development 25 June 2015 Following initial assessment of the recently published Sustainable Aquaculture Development (Draft) Plan by the Dept of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Galway Bay Against Salmon Cages (GBASC) believes that the Minister is planning to grant a licence … Continue reading

Undercurrent News, 12 June 2015: Norway opens research center for closed-containment salmon farming

Norway opens research center for closed-containment salmon farming Undercurrent News, 12 June 2015   Norway has opened a center for researching innovation in closed-containment farming of Atlantic salmon. Four Norwegian research institutions, two outside of Norway, and several industry partners from technology and the aquaculture industry, have now started operations at the center, named CtrlAQUA. … Continue reading

Undercurrent News, 16 Jan 2015: Experts advise free, unlimited licenses for Norway’s onshore aquaculture

 Experts advise free, unlimited licenses for Norway’s onshore aquaculture January 16, 2015 Undercurrent News A Norwegian working group tasked with assessing the feasibility of onshore aquaculture has recommended that the sector be given licenses for free, reported Sysla.no. The permits should be separate from those for sea-based aquaculture, and their numbers should not be limited, Jens … Continue reading

Undercurrent News January 7, 2015: Norwegian Entrepreneur To Invest In Orkla Backed Land Based Salmon Project

Norwegian Entrepreneur To Invest In Orkla Backed Land Based Salmon Project January 7, 2015, 9:41 am Undercurrent News Norwegian entrepreneur Bard Eker has joined a pool of investors backing a new land based salmon farming project in southeastern Norway, reported Norwegian media. The 53-year-old, who is best known for his involvement in the boat and car … Continue reading

Fish and Fly, 26 Nov 2014: Angling and fisheries organisations have welcomed the abandonment of a proposed fish farming plan off the Cornish coast.

Angling and fisheries organisations have welcomed the abandonment of a proposed fish farming plan off the Cornish coast. Fish and Fly, 26 Nov 2014 Source: Salmon & Trout Association Angling and fisheries organisations are celebrating news that plans for a fish farm off the Cornish coast in England have been abandoned.  This follows robust criticism … Continue reading