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Irish Examiner, 5 Aug 2013: Irish Examiner: Swimming against ‘organic’ tide

Irish Examiner, 5 Aug 2013: Irish Examiner: Swimming against ‘organic’ tide

Irish Examiner: Swimming against ‘organic’ tide Monday, August 05, 2013 WE are repeatedly being told the economic salvation of Ireland’s remote coastal and island communities will be massive new “organic” salmon farms. Analysis by Alec O’Donovan Barely a day goes by without either BIM, Marine Minister Simon Coveney, or the Irish Farmers Association promoting this … Continue reading

Village Magazine, 1 August 2013: Organic Greenwash

Village Magazine, 1 August 2013: Organic Greenwash

Organic Greenwash Village Magazine, August 1, 2013 By Tony Lowes Pesticides from salmon farms are extremely ecotoxic to crustaceans, fish and humans The recent discovery of the chemical Teflubenzuron at hundreds of times the legal limit in the environment of a Marine Harvest salmon farm in Scotland highlights the dangers of releasing chemicals uncontrolled into … Continue reading

Friends of the Irish Environment Press Release: BIM’s defence of pesticide contradicts Irish Medicines Board Product should ‘not be allowed to contaminate water’

Friends of the Irish Environment Press Release: BIM’s defence of pesticide contradicts Irish Medicines Board Product should ‘not be allowed to contaminate water’

BIM’s defence of pesticide contradicts Irish Medicines Board Product should ‘not be allowed to contaminate water’ PRESS RELEASE FRIENDS OF THE IRISH ENVIRONMENT 28 JULY 2013 BIM Aquaculture Manager Donal Maguire’s recent statement to the media that ‘cypermethrin has been fully tested in the marine environment for toxicology to ensure it is safe’ is in … Continue reading