Tagged with impacts

BBC: Salmon firm reveals impact of sea lice

Marine Harvest has revealed that more than two-thirds of its salmon farms in Scotland broke statutory sea lice limits last year. The figure of 69% was more than four times the average for the Norwegian group’s overall operations. Marine Harvest cited a number of factors for the difficulty in tackling the problem of sea lice … Continue reading

Irish Times, 29 Feb 2016: Angling Notes – Concerns over fish farming raised at salmon conference in Norway

“Norway’s Wild Salmon Declares Bankruptcy – Fish Farms the Principal Cause” read the rather harrowing slogan which greeted 300 people in attendance at the recent wild salmon conference in the Alta Ice Hotel, Sorrisnivia, Norway. His Royal Highness King Harald, an ardent salmon fisher, was guest of honour accompanied by environment and fisheries ministers, top … 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

Slow Food, have published a new page on under their ‘Slow Fish’ banner: Wild Atlantic and Farmed Salmon

Slow Food, have published a new page on under their ‘Slow Fish’ banner: Wild Atlantic and Farmed Salmon

Slow Food, have published a new page on under their ‘Slow Fish’ banner: Wild Atlantic and Farmed Salmon Scientific Name: Salmo salar Commercial Names: Farmed salmon, Atlantic salmon, sake (sushi) Issues… Once a luxury food reserved for special occasions like Christmas and New Year’s Eve, salmon has gradually become available year-round in supermarkets, in large … Continue reading