Fishers against…competition

Thursday, September 29, 2016

A fisherman started a new Facebook page last week with the purpose of drumming up support for his dream to eradicate market competition. Although terribly misguided and lacking a solid scientific…

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Genetically engineered foods: are we scared yet?

Friday, May 20, 2016

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Health Canada have approved one company’s genetically engineered salmon as safe for human consumption and approved for market: AquaBounty’s AquAdvantage salmon….

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Growing up: the argument for American aquaculture

Monday, April 25, 2016

A new video produced by the Aquarium of the Pacific makes a strong case for aquaculture in the United States. It speaks about the growing health issues created…

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Warming temperatures and exotic predators may reduce 2016 Alaska salmon catch

Thursday, March 24, 2016

This week, salve the Alaska Department of Fish and Game released its 2015 salmon summary and 2016 forecast report. The ADF&G is expecting a decrease in commercial salmon harvests…

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Silencing critics 101: an activist’s guide to controlling the message

Friday, January 15, 2016

In our blog published last week, we pointed to the many errors and lies in a study published by a small group of anti-aquaculture activists. Our critique –…

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Fish virus déjà vu: the hunt for ISAv (Part 2…or is it 4 or 5?)

Thursday, January 7, 2016

A few years back, and with much pomp and ceremony, a group of anti-salmon farming activists announced they had “discovered” a deadly fish virus “new” to the Pacific…

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Seafood “tunnel vision” is creating a health crisis

Friday, November 13, 2015

In a recent interview with Global Aquaculture “The Advocate”, University of New England professor, Barry Costa-Pierce, offers some fascinating thoughts about the United States’ seafood sustainability. A few…

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Oceana seafood fraud study is dishonest. Ain’t that ironic.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Oceana is a conservation organization who claims to be “protecting the world’s oceans”. That is great. They also suggest that if we “save the oceans” we can “feed…

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Mother Nature is a public relations expert

Thursday, September 10, 2015

In 2009, there was a poor return of sockeye salmon to the Fraser River in British Columbia, Canada. Anti-salmon farming groups saw an opportunity to piggy-back on this…

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Time after TIME, the same (incorrect) message

Friday, August 28, 2015

Marketing pays. Literally. If you want to market a product, it’s a great idea to have “experts” in your pocket. Then, what is actually a hard-hitting marketing campaign seems like…

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