Monthly Archives: December 2010

Watershed Watch media release: New study confirms – BC salmon farms amplify sea lice; controlling lice challenging

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Dr. Martin Krkosek and Watershed Watch Salmon Society, a member of the Coastal Alliance for Aquaculture Reform, issued the media release New study confirms: BC salmon farms amplify sea lice; controlling lice challenging. This announces a new paper published this …

Vancouver Sun article: Run-of-river projects near Harrison Lake rile whitewater kayakers

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The Vancouver Sun article Run-of-river projects near Harrison Lake rile whitewater kayakers provides an overview of concerns about four proposed run-of-river hydropower projects near Harrison Lake that are currently being reviewed by the provincial environmental assessment office. The article reports …

Province of BC media release: Public Invited to Comment on Water Act Modernization

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The Province of British Columbia media release Public Invited to Comment on Water Act Modernization announces a second invitation for the public to provide comments on revisions to BC’s Water Act. See the media release for information on how to …

CAAR Blog Post: New study suggesting sea lice not to blame for harming wild salmon inconclusive, unconvincing

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Watershed Watch Executive Director, Craig Orr, responds to a recent study on sea lice in the Coastal Alliance for Aquaculture Reform (CAAR) article New study suggesting sea lice not to blame for harming wild salmon inconclusive, unconvincing. Watershed Watch is …

CAAR media release: New Pacific Aquaculture Regulations pose major concerns, only marginal improvements

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The Coastal Alliance for Aquaculture Reform (CAAR) media release New Pacific Aquaculture Regulations pose major concerns, only marginal improvements provides comments on the new Pacific Aquaculture Regulations unveiled today in Vancouver by Fisheries Minister Gail Shea. Although there are some …