Food labeling: our right to know or unnecessary fear mongering?

Monday, January 26, 2015

We all have a right to know where our food comes from. But can excessive food labeling lead to unnecessary consumer confusion? Heck, scientist Jimmy Kimmel (don’t worry,…

Read More

Lack of funding threatens salmon hatchery impact research in Alaska

Monday, January 19, 2015

A few years ago, a large part of the Alaska salmon industry failed to meet the grade of the seafood certification scheme called Marine Stewardship Council (MSC).  So…

Read More

Sustainable Fisheries Partnership study disagrees with Seafood Watch rankings

Friday, December celebrity porn 5, 2014

The Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) just released its Pacific Salmon Fisheries Sustainability Overview for 2014 . There is good news: “The majority of global salmon harvest by volume…

Read More

Years of fish sampling confirms campaign of bullshit by Canadian University

Monday, November 24, 2014

The headline on October 18, 2011, read “Wild B.C. salmon test positive for ‘lethal’ virus linked to fish farms.” This headline was the result of a well-orchestrated campaign…

Read More

Research to help reduce storm sewer pollution impacts

Monday, November 17, 2014

Storm sewer effluent and its harmful effects on salmon has always been swept under the pavement. While city folk like to blame most environmental threats on big resource…

Read More

NOAA’s little boo-boo

Thursday, November 6, 2014

It may be the largest state by area, but it’s often the forgotten one (however, one could strong argue for Maryland). Even the federal agency, National Oceanic and…

Read More

Liar? See what you think.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

See what we did there – with this blog title? We lead you with a question (suggesting someone is lying), then pretend that we want you to make…

Read More

Mount Polley “mystery” easily solved with one mouse click

Friday, mobile porn August 29, 2014

There is a “mystery” to be solved. An oily-like sheen has appeared in a river system in British Columbia, Canada. Who can solve this “mystery”? Is it water…

Read More

Alaska fishers not tickled about the pink

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Too many pink salmon? That question has been posed many times over the last few years. The overabundance of “humpies” has been fingered as threatening the food supply…

Read More

60 Minutes salmon story gets it right. Well, almost!

Sunday, May 11, 2014

There is a decade old saying in television: that when 60 Minutes shows up at your door, it can’t be good. And you can be that that’s what…

Read More