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Irish Examiner, 4 September 2019: Moving fish farms onshore may be more sustainable for aquaculture

By Lorna Siggins Inland Fisheries Ireland chief executive Ciaran Byrne has said that the evidence is “pointing towards” moving fish farms onshore for a more sustainable aquaculture industry. Dr Byrne was responding to a decision by the Danish government to halt any further fish farming in coastal areas. Denmark’s environment minister Lea Wermelin said late … Continue reading

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

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

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

Undercurrent News, 24 Oct 2014: Norway Looks Into Regulation For Land Based Aquaculture

Norway Looks Into Regulation For Land Based Aquaculture Undercurrent News 24 Oct 2014   Norway’s industry and fisheries ministry has set up an expert committee to assess what regulations should apply for land-based aquaculture. Technology for land-based salmon production is evolving, both in Norway and abroad, noted the fisheries minister Elisabeth Aspaker. “How we manage closed facilities … 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