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Atlantic Salmon Federation, 31 October 2016: Letter – You can’t disput the scientific evidendce

“Will Placentia Bay aquaculture affect native salmon?”, the author claimed “there has been no undisputed evidence to date of direct effects of salmon aquaculture on wild populations.” This is patently false; there is a wealth of scientific evidence that demonstrates clearly and conclusively that net pen salmon aquaculture has significant negative impacts on wild salmon. … 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

Vancouver Sun, June 12, 2015: Scientists dispute findings of provincial report that minimizes risk of aquaculture to wild salmon

Vancouver Sun, June 12, 2015: Scientists dispute findings of provincial report that minimizes risk of aquaculture to wild salmon

Scientists dispute findings of provincial report that minimizes risk of aquaculture to wild salmon By Larry Pynn, Vancouver Sun A group of scientists is challenging a B.C. government report that plays down the risks of aquaculture to wild Pacific salmon. In a written critique, the scientists say the report by Gary Marty, a fish pathologist … Continue reading

The Observer, 16 Feb 2014: Fish farms are destroying wild Scottish salmon, says leading environmentalist

The Observer, 16 Feb 2014: Fish farms are destroying wild Scottish salmon, says leading environmentalist

Fish farms are destroying wild Scottish salmon, says leading environmentalist 16 Feb 2014 Founder of influential conservation body accuses Holyrood of contributing to catastrophic decline in salmon stocks on rivers One of the world’s most influential conservation bodies has accused the Scottish government of ruining the country’s lucrative salmon-fishing industry. In a strongly worded letter … Continue reading

Public Eye Awards, 12 Dec 2013: Marine Harvest nominated

Public Eye Awards, 12 Dec 2013: Marine Harvest nominated

Marine Harvest: Nominated for Public Eye Awards PUBLIC EYE AWARDS: Corporate Accountability here and now! Exploitative working conditions, environmental sins, intentional disinformation, or other human rights violations: In advance of the World Economic Forum (WEF) a shortlist of those companies with the worst corporate social responsibility records will be put to vote on the Public … Continue reading