May 23rd, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
More than half a million Atlantic salmon being raised in hatcheries and farms around Vancouver Island have been isolated due to the rapid spread of a virus that could threaten the region’s highly profitable fish farming industry estimated at nearly $500 million, bringing more concern to the issues connected with fish farming.
Read More:Half A Million Salmon Quarantined in Vancouver
May 16th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
With nearly half of all fish consumed in the U.S. originating on fish farms, concerns have heightened over the environmental issues associated with the practice. And a new report released by the Wild Salmon Center implicates salmon hatcheries in connection with damage to wild salmon populations.
Read More:Salmon Hatcheries Causing Wild Salmon Decline