North America Pacific coast seafood not impacted by Fukushima incident

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) says it’s taking steps to counter inflammatory stories on websites that claim Alaska-caught salmon is unsafe. Although there is no mention of the…

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Artificial propogation of salmon: what is our number one priority?

Thursday, November 28, 2013

The “artificial propagation” of salmon has three goals: 3. Provide a healthy food for a growing human population 2. Support the economy of traditional fishing communities 1. Help to conserve…

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Andrew Sharpless and his less than sharp opinion about fish meal

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Seems like the CEO at the environmental activist group Oceana is trying to manipulate his audience by selecting and ignoring data that endorses his agenda. Andrew Sharpless (we did…

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“Real ranchers know how many cattle their ranches can support” – Les Palmer

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Les Palmer raises some good questions about ranched salmon sustainability – as published in the Peninsula Clarion; During the past few years, for reasons that remain largely unknown,…

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Alaska salmon catch hits record high. Good news, right?

Friday, September 6, 2013

This tweet caught our attention:   Wild pink salmon? Successful model for sustainable fishing? Really? Well, not exactly. Actually, not.   The wild myth: Pink salmon from Alaska are produced…

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Bug hunters gone wild and now exposed…you’ll understand, read on…

Friday, June 21, 2013

Well, it took a bit of prodding by the Aquaculture Awareness Association (AAA) of Canada, but finally the World Organization of Animal Health (OIE) went public with their…

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Summer season welcomes wild salmon and shameless promotion of it!

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Well, it’s summer. And like the inevitable farmer tan, thunderstorms, mosquitos and thunderstorms, we can also expect the season to bring about unabashed promotion of wild-caught seafood.    …

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When activists play dumb, are they really playing?

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

An anti-aquaculture activist recently posted this question on a Facebook page: “Really? the wild salmon harvest is the highest ever recorded in the history of the world????” Now,…

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Salmon Aquaculture is a Precautionary Principle

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

In the sometimes heated discussion about salmon aquaculture – ocean ranching and salmon farming – quite often the “precautionary principle” is a term thrown about by those who…

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The science is in: a big bust is natural

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

We’re talking about salmon. What were you thinking? Some neat sciency stuff was published yesterday. That is, researchers at the University of Washington have discovered that salmon stocks have…

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