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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

Undercurrent News, 12 June 2015: Norway opens research center for closed-containment salmon farming

Norway opens research center for closed-containment salmon farming Undercurrent News, 12 June 2015   Norway has opened a center for researching innovation in closed-containment farming of Atlantic salmon. Four Norwegian research institutions, two outside of Norway, and several industry partners from technology and the aquaculture industry, have now started operations at the center, named CtrlAQUA. … Continue reading

Undercurrent News, 28 Jan 2015: Norway Fisheries Minister In Crisis Meetings As Salmon Farm Escape Tally Rises

Norway Fisheries Minister In Crisis Meetings As Salmon Farm Escape Tally Rises January 28, 2015, 9:41 am Undercurrent News   Norway’s fisheries minister Elisabeth Aspaker flew to Bergen to hold a crisis meeting with the fisheries directorate as the number of escapes from salmon farms has increased further,reported the local newspaper Bergens Tidende (BT). Strong storms in the weekend … Continue reading

Undercurrent News, 28 Jan 2015: Norway Fisheries Minister In Crisis Meetings As Salmon Escapes Tally Rises

Norway Fisheries Minister In Crisis Meetings As Salmon Escapes Tally Rises   January 28, 2015, 9:41 am Undercurrent News Norway’s fisheries minister Elisabeth Aspaker flew to Bergen to hold a crisis meeting with the fisheries directorate as the number of escapes from salmon farms has increased further,reported the local newspaper Bergens Tidende (BT). Strong storms in the weekend … Continue reading

Undercurrent News, 23 Jan 2015: Norway investigates escapes of at least 120,000 salmonids in wake of storm

Norway investigates escapes of at least 120,000 salmonids in wake of storm   January 23, 2015, 1:13 pm Undercurrent News Norway’s fisheries directorate is investigating the significant salmon and trout escapes caused by the winter storm ‘Nina’ that hit in western Norway in early January. At least 120,000 salmon are estimated to have escaped from … 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

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