Sue Scott

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How You can Have Your Healthy Environment and Eat Farmed Salmon Too

(6) Comments | Posted August 2, 2012 | 4:18 PM

Farming Atlantic salmon in high tech closed containment land based operations, rather than in nets that sit in the ocean, is catching on. Today, viable technologies produce healthy farmed fish completely separate from the surrounding environment and wild fish. Around the world, farmers are recognizing that there is a lucrative...

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Sounds Fishy? It's True: Salmon is on the Rise Again!

(0) Comments | Posted May 2, 2012 | 12:23 PM

Government scientists have now provided data on the health of wild Atlantic salmon that agrees with anecdotal information from anglers who raved about the great 2011 fishing season. Experts have confirmed that many salmon populations met, or exceeded their minimum conservation requirements in 2011. This bodes well for both the...

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Would You Like Some Sea Lice With Your Salmon?

(1) Comments | Posted March 14, 2012 | 4:10 PM

Why do governments continue to push open-sea cage aquaculture on its citizens, despite growing
opposition from wild salmon conservationists, commercial fisheries groups, environmental
organizations, and tourism operators? Opposition in Norway, Scotland, and on the west coast
of Canada has been strident. Now the east coast...

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