Early Numbers Show Another Pink Salmon Collapse in the Making

Safe Migration Route Through Salmon Farms Essential Media Release: September 28, 2005 Vancouver – Environmental groups, independent scientists, First Nations, tourism operators and commercial fishermen today called for the provincial government to empty fish farms in order to provide a safe migration route for the wild salmon of the Broughton Archipelago after preliminary numbers of pink salmon returns show another…

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Aquaculture Company, First Nations And Environmental Coalition Reach Unprecedented “First Step” Agreement

Media Release: January 12, 2006 Alert Bay, Campbell River, Sointula, Vancouver Marine Harvest Canada and the nine member groups of the Coastal Alliance for Aquaculture Reform (CAAR) today announced the completion of a “Framework for Dialogue” that will foster collaborative efforts toward solving the conflicts surrounding open net-cage salmon farming. In recent years there has been heated debate around the…

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Nightmare in New Brunswick: A Lesson for BC

A Report by the Friends of Clayoquot Sound April, 1998

Introduction British Columbia is at a crossroads. For thousands of years wild salmon have been a central part of life on the West Coast. Under pressure from continued habitat loss and overfishing, however, the future of wild salmon is now in question. Salmon farmers have responded with promises of endless crops of farmed salmon and hundreds of jobs for coastal…

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