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Media Release and Updated Backgrounder on Alaskan Salmon Fisheries Sustainability and Eco-certification – A Backgrounder

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Four conservation groups from two countries have joined forces to launch an official objection to the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) proposed re-certification of Alaskan salmon fisheries. Wild Fish Conservancy, from Washington State, along with the Watershed Watch Salmon Society, SkeenaWild …

Watershed Watch’s Aaron Hill discusses low number of salmon in Skeena River in Global BC interview

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In the Global BC interview Department of Fisheries concerned about low number of salmon in Skeena River Watershed Watch ecologist, Aaron Hill, comments on low returns of Skeena River sockeye and concerns that Alaskan salmon fisheries are intercepting these fish on their …

Media Release – Skeena sockeye collapse: BC fisheries closed while Alaskans keep fishing

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BC conservationists challenge Alaskans to put sustainability first Vancouver, July 17, 2013 – Skeena River sockeye salmon are returning in desperately low numbers this summer, causing concern among conservationists for the future of one of BC’s largest and most diverse salmon …

Watershed Watch joins other conservation groups in call for European salmon retailers to support MSC-certified Alaskan salmon

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The Seafood Source article Groups ask Europe to support MSC Alaska salmon, reports “Several conservation groups in Canada and the U.S. (including the Pacific Salmon Foundation, SkeenaWild Conservation Trust, David Suzuki Foundation, Wild Fish Conservancy, Raincoast Conservation Foundation, and Watershed …

Keeping Alaskan salmon fisheries on a path towards sustainability

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Watershed Watch Salmon Society is standing with other Canadian and US conservation groups in asking European salmon buyers to support the efforts of Alaskan fishermen to retain their eco-certification with the Marine Stewardship Council. In letters sent out to top …