New Sustainability Index Ranks 7 Salmon Producers Among Top 10, with producers having operations in Canada at 1 and 3
The independent Coller FAIRR Protein Producer Index recognizes farmed-raised salmon producers as global sustainable food leaders. By all indicators, salmon farming is the most environmentally efficient large-scale animal production on the planet: lowest fresh water use, lowest carbon emissions, smallest environmental footprint.
John Ivison: The activist, anti-industry Trudeau minister who wants to unteach First Nations to fish
A Liberal government that says it is committed to reconciliation ignores scientists to put Indigenous salmon farming out of business
Government decisions to shut down sustainable salmon farming in British Columbia leads to pocketbook pain for Canadian and U.S. households
Recent federal government licensing decisions to shut down sustainable salmon farming in parts of British Columbia (BC) mean that Canadian salmon is costing more for families and is harder to find in grocery stores.
Tim Kennedy, President and CEO of CAIA sat down with Botaneco’s David Dzisiak, about Canadian innovations in Canola protein that are creating more sustainable fish feed and unlocking economic potential.
Cherry picking statistics is a classic technique for pageviews (or book purchases).
A new book that claims to have done a "deep dive" into global salmon farming has done little more than repeat erroneous claims and outdated information that can be found in a quick search of internet headlines and blog posts.
The surge in demand for salmon as Canada's favourite seafood has also spawned a surge in misinformation about salmon farming that puts at risk this key driver of economic growth in coastal communities.
Less than one-third of seafood consumed in Canada is Canadian. Nourish & Choose Canadian Seafood are working to change that.
Salmon is Canada's #1 seafood of choice, and younger Canadians are eating more fresh salmon than ever before.
Without salmon farming, Newfoundland town would be just 'waiting to die' mayor says of industry that's saving Hermitage
But global players are still swimming against a tide of detractors
BC Salmon Farmers Association says that good salmon returns have nothing to do with the closing of fish farms
Recent statements issued to Vancouver media from anti-salmon farming campaigners are contrary to data and evidence
Canada's Salmon farmers respond to the federal government's decision to renew salmon farming licenses in British Columbia, Canada
The decision is a key validation of the importance of the salmon farming industry to rural, coastal communities and procedural fairness, but greater certainty is needed to build Canada's Blue Economy
Farmed-salmon aquaculture also has a low carbon footprint. This is partially because salmon are neutrally buoyant in water, needing less energy to survive, and the carbon dioxide they produce stays dissolved in seawater. The nutritious aspect of farmed salmon is, in part, a result of farmers looking after fish welfare and ensure the salmon are rich in omega-3 fatty acids.