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Festive Feast or Folly? Exploring Sustainability Challenges in the Salmon Farming Sector

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Submitted by fionn-yaxley on Wed, 01/31/2024 - 11:30

"Overall, the costs of salmon farming to marine ecosystems through pollution, parasites and high fish mortality are estimated to be about USD $50 billion globally from 2013 to 2019." Read full article.

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‘Every bit of data is precious’: my life on a boat tracking how the ocean breathes

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Submitted by fionn-yaxley on Mon, 01/29/2024 - 15:56

"We live on a water planet, and any honest assessment of our own identity has to reflect that. Ignoring the sea isn’t an option, and so increasing our understanding of it is an essential step on the path to a better future." Read full article

Coles, Woolworths and Aldi ‘responsibly sourced’ salmon labels may be misleading, watchdog told

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Submitted by fionn-yaxley on Wed, 12/13/2023 - 13:18

“No urgent due diligence by way of removing the product from shelves, or at the very least the removal of environmental claims, has been taken by the supermarkets or certifications to date,” said Kelly Roebuckthe SeaChoice representative from Living Oceans. Read full article.

Coastal First Nations, Nanwakolas Council and Coast Funds welcome B.C. investment in Great Bear Sea

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Submitted by fionn-yaxley on Wed, 12/06/2023 - 10:14

“Indigenous-led stewardship, coupled with effective long-term conservation investments, has proven to be a powerful model for delivering enduring ecosystem protection while creating jobs and building sustainable economies," said Dallas Smith, President, Nanwakolas Council. Read the full article.

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