Tag Archives: CAAR

Watershed Watch Thanks the Coastal Alliance for Aquaculture Reform

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Watershed Watch thanks the members of the Coastal Alliance For Aquaculture Reform (CAAR) for their hard work and cooperation over the last decade. However, due to an adjustment in our organizational strategic plan we will no longer be a member …

Changes to Broughton Area Monitoring Program (BAMP)

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For the past five years, the Coastal Alliance for Aquaculture Reform (CAAR) has pursued a four pronged strategy: prevent an increase in the number of open net salmon farms and the risks they pose to wild salmon, expose specific ongoing …

CAAR Media Release: ‘Organic’ label for farmed fish fails to meet fundamental organic principles

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Over 50 organizations, businesses and fishermen from across Canada and the U.S. today submitted a joint letter to the Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) opposing proposed draft Organic Standards for Finfish Aquaculture. The Coastal Alliance for Aquaculture Reform (CAAR), together …

Updated: New salmon farm proposed in Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Reserve, CAAR calls for moratorium on net-cage tenures

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CAAR Media Release: New salmon farm proposed in Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Reserve, CAAR calls for moratorium on net-cage tenures, May 18, 2011 Media: Tyee article: New fish farm proposal spawns call for moratorium, May 19, 2011 Courier-Islander article: Proposed new …

Petition Calling for “Organic” Farmed Salmon to Meet Organic Standards

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The Coastal Alliance for Aquaculture Reform has initiated the online petition “Organic” Farmed Salmon Must Meet Organic Standards. Sign the petition and make sure your voice is heard on the proposed “organic” standard! The following is an overview of the …