Farmed Fresh & Healthy Salmon

 

Aquaculture is British Columbia's largest agricultural export and an important part of many coastal communities. Aquaculture is also one of the healthiest and most efficient proteins that we can feed a growing population. Yet, for years anti-salmon farming activists, in the name of 'environmentalism', have bombarded consumers and the general public with claims that salmon farms damage the environment and that farmed salmon is less healthy than wild salmon.

 Activists want you to think they're financially outgunned by aquaculture corporations with deep pockets when, in fact, activist organizations are supported by billion-dollar U.S. foundations

 As you will see from information provided on this website, aquaculture misinformation has a single purpose: to frighten consumers into avoiding farmed salmon by presenting 'doom and gloom' scenarios.

 The purpose of this website is simple -  to give consumers and the general public a more balanced understanding of aquaculture in British Columbia, and shine a light on what has been a very one-sided campaign in which a beneficial, healthy seafood product is sacrificed in favor of scare-tactics, catchy slogans and activist fund-raising campaigns.

News

Land-based salmon still not investor-...
Land-based salmon still not investor-ready Aquaculture North America , by Brad Hicks April 4, 2016 The Salmon Aquaculture Innovation Fund at Tides...
B.C. Sockeye Study Offers Clues To...
B.C. Sockeye Study Offers Clues To Salmon ‘Resilience,’ Biodiversity When Facing Climate Changes CB Bulletin, Posted on Friday, April 01, 2016...
Minister Tootoo backs aquaculture
Minister Tootoo backs aquacultureCanada’s Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Hunter Tootoo, met with Canadian seafood...
Minister Tootoo Leading Canadian...
Minister Tootoo Leading Canadian Delegation at Seafood Expo North America 2016  Canada showcases world class fish and seafood products and...
Are Hatcheries Helping, or Hurting,...
Are Hatcheries Helping, or Hurting, Wild Fish Populations? Discover Magazine, By Matthew Berger | March 3, 2016 The Columbia River basin,...

Twitter Updates

RT @MHCanada: B.C. investing in local talent with $600,000 for @NIC_first #aquaculture training on #VancouverIsland: https://t.co/MGJjWSVDJ… 1 day 1 hour ago
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RT @DFO_MPO: #DYK Exports of Canadian aquaculture products in 2016 hit a record $1 billion? Up almost 40% from 2015 #SENA17 https://t.co/Bv… 2 days 23 hours ago
RT @MHCanada: Did you know today is #WorldWaterDay? And.... Did you know that salmon uses the least water to grow compared to... https://… 2 days 23 hours ago
RT @GSI_salmon: 70% of Earth surface is water which produces just 6% of protein eaten. Choose fish for protein w/ low environmental impact!… 1 week 3 days ago

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