Tagged with research

The Scientist: Does Farming Drive Fish Disease?

Intensive aquaculture favors increasingly virulent forms of certain fish-infecting parasites and pathogens, studies show.   Fish farming is one of the fastest growing food production sectors in the world, but infections caused by bacteria, viruses, and parasites cost the industry billions of dollars in worldwide losses each year. Now, emerging research suggests that diseases of … 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

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

Undercurrent News, 8 Oct 2014: EU closes investigation into Ireland sealice impact, NGO says debate not closed

Undercurrent News, 8 Oct 2014: EU closes investigation into Ireland sealice impact, NGO says debate not closed

EU closes investigation into Ireland sealice impact, NGO says debate not closed   October 8, 2014, 10:29 am Undercurrent News Update: This article was updated shortly after publication to include the letter from the European Commission The Irish Farmers Association (IFA) and the Irish Sea Fisheries Board (BIM) have welcomed the European Commission’s decision to … Continue reading

Press Release 12 March 2014: Marine Institute’s rebuttal of research criticisms fails to offer answers or insights

Press Release 12 March 2014: Marine Institute’s rebuttal of research criticisms fails to offer answers or insights

Press Release: Marine Institute’s rebuttal of research criticisms fails to offer answers or insights 12 March 2014 A recent statement issued by the Marine Institute, following publication of rebuttal in the Journal of Fish Diseases that defends Dr Jackson’s heavily criticised research, is misleading and deceptive concludes a Save Bantry Bay commentary published today. The … Continue reading