Fish farm licences challenged in Federal Court

Transfer provisions are unlawful and must be struck down, Ecojustice lawyers argue. Continue reading Fish farm licences challenged in Federal Court

Struggling with salmon farming and sustainability – Science Matters

The past few weeks have marked an interesting time for salmon and salmon farming in B.C. The first commercial-scale ocean-based closed-containment salmon farm tanks are being installed near Campbell River, B.C., and the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) closed its public comment period on draft certification standards for salmon farms. Meanwhile, a survey commissioned by the Pacific Salmon Foundation and the Fraser Basin Council showed that most British Columbians support making wild Pacific salmon the province’s official fish. Continue reading Struggling with salmon farming and sustainability – Science Matters