Tag: Salmon

A look inside salmon farms

A salmon farm in Washington State broke apart in August, releasing 300,000 Atlantic salmon into the ocean just south of the Fraser River.

Unprecedented footage shot by hereditary Chief George Quocksister Jr./ credit Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. A salmon farm in Washington State broke apart in August, releasing 300,000 Atlantic salmon into the ocean just south of the Fraser River. This means these farm salmon are now mingling with the extremely low Fraser River sockeye run that has […]

Salmon farming has done ‘enormous harm’ to fish and environment, warns Jeremy Paxman

There are now 250 salmon farms on the western coast of Scotland, but the surge has coincided with a collapse in the number of wild salmon in the area.

  Salmon farming has done ‘enormous harm’ to fish stocks and the environment, Jeremy Paxman has warned, as he called for an overhaul of the industry to protect wildlife. The presenter, and keen angler, said many fisheries traded on the image that salmon arrived at the table ‘fresh from the wild seas’ when, in reality […]

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