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SALMON FARMING

Farming salmon in open net pens is killing wild salmon, not sparing them - Full, life-cycle analysis of the carbon footprint of anything is complex, so it’s no surprise that there are differing views on the...
A new report led by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in cooperation with research institute Sintef Ocean puts production costs for land based grow-out 42 percent higher than those in the sea....
Fisheries and Oceans Canada confirms the findings of independent research that says sea lice on salmon farms are becoming resistant to SLICE, a pesticide used to kill sea lice. It also confirms it is conducting a...
Fog cloaked the mountains of B.C.’s Discovery Islands from view as Fisheries and Oceans Canada biologists pulled up by boat to a salmon farm in the Okisollo Channel. Thousands of Atlantic salmon swim within the farm’s...
A major aquaculture company says that a new investment at one of its operations is proof that the industry has a future in B.C.’s coastal waters at a time when fish farming is coming under...
‘Namgis First Nation hereditary chief and chief councillor Donald Svanvik recently questioned some information I put forward (“UBCM stacks deck against salmon farming,” Sept. 9). I’d like to take that as an invitation to engage...
An anti-fish farm group says sea lice, which infect farmed salmon in B.C.’s waters, are growing more resistant to an anti-parasite drug — and nothing is being done to stop it. A new report from Living...
For years, environmental activists and some scientists have loudly voiced concerns for fish farming off B.C.'s coast, warning that the practice of raising salmon in pens located in open waters is spreading disease among marine...
Some residents in the Liverpool area are worried about a possible expansion of Cooke Aquaculture's salmon farm in Liverpool Bay on the South Shore. The provincial Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture has granted Kelly Cove Salmon,...
The spring of 2018 saw parasitic sea lice on both farmed and wild juvenile salmon in Clayoquot Sound reach levels never before seen in the Province of B.C. Forty to ninety-six percent of the wild fish...


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Ministry of Natural Resources & Forestry (MNRF) protects Ontario’s biodiversity while promoting economic opportunities in the resource sector. The ministry conducts scientific research and uses its findings to promote sustainability of Ontario’s forests, fish and wildlife resources, to protect the province from forest fires, floods and droughts and to lead the management of Ontario’s Crown lands, water, oil, gas, salt and aggregates resources, including making Crown land available for renewable energy projects.