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Courier-Islander article: First closed-containment fish have been put in project tank

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The Courier-Islander article First closed-containment fish have been put in project tank announces that the first 50,000 Chinook salmon smolts are now in the water at the Middle Bay Sustainable Aquaculture Initiative (MBSAI) closed-containment project. This begins an 18 to …

Kwikwasut’inuxw/Haxwa’mis First Nations media release: Judicial Review – DFO Salmon Aquaculture Licenses

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The Kwikwasut’inuxw/Haxwa’mis First Nations media release Judicial Review – DFO Salmon Aquaculture Licenses announces that the Kwikwasut’inuxw/Haxwa’mis First Nations (Kwicksutaineuk Ah-Kwa-Mish) have filed for a Judicial Review of eight Finfish Aquaculture Licenses within their First Nations’ Territories. See the full media …

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 …