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Help move destructive farmed salmon off store shelves!

Page | October 7, 2013 at 11:17

Farmed salmon is a major seller in the Canadian retail market, but it is also one of the most unsustainable products.

Organic farmed salmon a hoax, don't buy in

Blog entry by Sarah King | May 14, 2012

Organowashing. Is that word? Well, we're going to be introduced to this phenomenon when "organic" farmed salmon enters the Canadian market. Yes friends, the farmed salmon saga continues and this time our protagonist will be painted...

Another salmon farm approved in Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Reserve

Blog entry by Sarah King | October 12, 2012 1 comment

Last week, B.C. Premier Christy Clark’s government gave the green light to allow yet another salmon farm in the Clayoquot Sound UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. If you’ve read anything about the state of the salmon farming industry as of late...

The farmed salmon horror show- not for the faint of heart

Blog entry by Sarah King | November 3, 2011 1 comment

Mass murders, mutations, poisons and disease-ridden guts sound like the makings of a perfect Halloween thriller. Unfortunately, these are the consequences of Canada’s open net-pen salmon farming industry, and it's spooking the heck out...

Premier Clark: No farmed salmon site approvals in Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Reserve!

Blog entry by Sarah King, Oceans campaign coordinator | July 23, 2012

Last week, Greenpeace joined Friends of Clayoquot Sound (FOCS) , Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations, Living Oceans Society, Georgia Strait Alliance,  Wilderness Committee, T. Buck Suzuki Foundation, and the David Suzuki Foundation in calling...

Farmed salmon exposed-watch video online

Blog entry by Sarah King | March 10, 2010 1 comment

An enlightening glimpse into Canada's salmon farming industry can now be seen online in Damien Gillis' documentary entitled "Farmed Salmon Exposed: The Global Reach of the Norwegian Salmon Farming Industry". Click here to watch. ...

Seafood Buyer Beware- fish aren't always as they seem

Blog entry by Sarah King | November 16, 2009 1 comment

When shopping, most people assume that what the label says they are buying is actually, in fact, what they are buying. Well, it turns out that for many seafood products you're being fooled and only a DNA testing kit will help you...

Bypass the shrimp ring at your next holiday party

Blog entry by Sarah King | December 23, 2008 4 comments

It's all about the cocktail sauce, or so say many people that linger around the shrimp rings at the holiday parties. If you're one of those people, I have some advice- enjoy the sauce but pass on the shrimp. In fact, hit the sweet...

Double the farmed salmon, double the fish sh< t

Blog entry by Sarah King | November 27, 2008 2 comments

This week I learned that the fish farm companies operating along B.C.’s coast want to up production. They’re seeking approval for about double what they are currently licensed to produce. What does this actually mean for the sea...

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