salmon farming

Supermarkets Sell Norwegian Fish as ‘Scottish’ Salmon

Intensively farmed Norwegian fish are being sold as wild Scottish salmon, according to campaigners who have called in the competition authority over what they claim are ‘systemic failures’ in the industry. ... Full story

Norway to ‘Get Tough’ on Sea Lice

Norway’s Food Safety Authority has warned it will get tougher on enforcing sea lice control. ... Full story

European Complaint over Scottish Salmon Netting

Salmon & Trout Association (Scotland) has submitted a complaint to Europe over the Scottish Government’s failure to assess the impact of salmon netting. ... Full story

A Milestone Breakthrough in Salmon Farming?

Tor Inge and colleagues from the North Atlantic Salmon Fund (NASF), together with representatives from a number of major environmental organizations, have visited a Marine Harvest test salmon farming system on the west coast of Norway. ... Full story

Saving Wild Salmon

Do salmon farms help or hurt the declining wild salmon population? Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on the controversy surrounding the multibillion dollar industry. ... Full story

Has the Salmon Farming Industry Improved?

Has salmon farming improved at all over the past decade? David Suzuki takes a look, with special reference to British Colombia. ... Full story

Escaped Norwegian Salmon Have a ‘Bounty’ on Their Heads

A potentially environmentally damaging escape of farmed salmon has brought about a ‘bounty’ to local fishermen. ... Full story

Sea Lice ‘Out of Control’ in Many Scottish Regions

Salmon farming industry figures reveal the Scottish regions where sea lice are out of control on fish farms. ... Full story

Opposition Grows to Massive Galway Bay Salmon Farm

Environmentalists and Irish fishermen are alarmed and are actively opposing a plan to create a massive 1,000-acre salmon farm in Galway Bay. ... Full story

European Anglers Call for Tighter Controls on Salmon Farms

A resolution passed at the general assembly of the European Anglers Alliance (EAA), representing the interests of 3 million recreational anglers across 13 European nations, demands that all farmed Atlantic salmon should be produced in closed or contained farm systems. ... Full story

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