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Undercurrent News, 22 Oct 2014: Marine Harvest takes hit from sea lice extraordinary mortality costs

Marine Harvest takes hit from sea lice extraordinary mortality costs Undercurrent News, 22 Oct 2014 Sealice mitigation and extraordinary mortality shaved NOK 156.5 million ($23.7m) off Marine Harvest’s profit in the third quarter of the year. The world’s largest salmon farmer said sealice mitigation in Norway cost it NOK 91.8 million in the quarter, taking the … Continue reading

West Cork Times, 12 Oct 2014: Group Calls for “Fundamental Rethinking” of Government’s Salmon Farming Policy

West Cork Times, 12 Oct 2014: Group Calls for “Fundamental Rethinking” of Government’s Salmon Farming Policy

Group Calls for “Fundamental Rethinking” of Government’s Salmon Farming Policy   West Cork Times, 12 Oct 2014 By Stephen Johnson   Salmon Watch Ireland this weekend called for a “fundamental rethinking” of the Government’s salmon farming policy, warning that large-scale marine operations are having “catastrophic” effects on the sector. “It is time that Ireland embraced … Continue reading

Galway Advertiser, 9 Oct 2014: Government accused of bias over controversial salmon farm plans

Government accused of bias over controversial salmon farm plans Galway Advertiser, Thu, Oct 09, 2014 BY KERNAN ANDREWS Serious questions about Government impartiality and independence over controversial plans to construct a massive salmon farm off Inis Óirr have been raised following the emergence of minutes from a meeting between the Taoiseach and a fish farm … Continue reading

Save Bantry Bay Press Release, 17 Sept 2014: Europe concludes aquaculture contributes little to growth and employment

Save Bantry Bay Press Release, 17 Sept 2014: Europe concludes aquaculture contributes little to growth and employment

 Press Release: Europe concludes aquaculture contributes little to growth and employment 17 Sept 2014   A report published today by the European Court of Auditors (ECA) reveals that measures to support development of aquaculture ‘were not well designed and implemented’, ‘failed to deliver value for money’’ and ‘contributed little to growth and employment’. The report … Continue reading

Undercurrent News, 11 Sept 2014: Danish on-land salmon farmer predicts return to strong market after production halt

Undercurrent News, 11 Sept 2014: Danish on-land salmon farmer predicts return to strong market after production halt

Danish on-land salmon farmer predicts return to strong market after production halt Undercurrent News September 11, 2014, 8:57 am Neil Ramsden Danish on-land salmon farming firm Langsand Laks expects a return to the strong demand market it has been experiencing once its ten-month hiatus to combat bacteria is completed. In mid-October the firm will harvest the … Continue reading