Monthly Archives: January 2011

New video: Building the Future of Salmon Farming…in 90 Seconds

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A new video by filmmaker Damien Gillis, Building the Future of Salmon Farming…in 90 Seconds, shows the exciting construction of Agrimarine’s closed containment salmon farm near Campbell River.  The Common Sense Canadian website, where the video is hosted, explains “On …

Media coverage of Agrimarine’s installation of first commercial-scale closed containment tank for salmon farming

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The Coastal Alliance for Aquaculture Reform issued the media release CAAR celebrates AgriMarine’s first commercial-scale closed containment tank installation applauding the installation of a marine-based salmon farming tank in Campbell River. In the media release, CAAR explains how local closed …

Vancouver Sun article: Virus may have killed Fraser River salmon, study says

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The Vancouver Sun article Virus may have killed Fraser River salmon, study says discusses a new study released in the journal Science. The study found that certain Pacific salmon appear to have a viral infection at sea causing them to …

Watershed Watch quoted in Times Colonist article: Return of fish farm reckless, groups say

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The Times Colonist article Return of fish farm reckless, groups say discusses how the reactivation of a salmon farm at Conville Bay is putting half a million farm salmon on the migration route of sockeye salmon. Watershed Watch Fisheries Biologist, …

FishNews.eu article: Bad decision to put more salmon in path of Fraser River sockeye, say grouping

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FishNews.eu discusses the Coastal Alliance for Aquaculture Reform’s response to the restocking of a salmon farm in Conville Bay in the article Bad decision to put more salmon in path of Fraser River sockeye, say grouping. Watershed Watch is a …