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Overview of Broughton Aquaculture Transition Initiative (BATI) program

Through the Broughton Aquaculture Transition Initiative (BATI) program, PSF is proud to work with several area First Nations as a partner, conducting regular monitoring in and around the active and de-commissioned open-pen net salmon farms. In this video, you’ll hear about the BATI priorities and the work PSF is conducting in the Broughton Archipelago to […]

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Salmon Aquaculture Forum: Discussion Paper on Practices & Findings (The)

The authors report on their extensive stakeholder discussions and public policy research on best practices across North America and Britain to produce this paper on resolving salmon aquaculture controversies and establishing consensus on the future of fish farming. It cites the importance of First Nations involvement and constructive public participation. It suggests a broader framework […]

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Salmon Aquaculture Forum: Briefing Note to Ministers (The)

This report sets out the principles and criteria for the new Forum, and proposes the key elements that will be necessary to make it acceptable to all participants and effective in fostering public dialogue and understanding of the issues. It offered some alternatives in terms of the scope and scale of the Forum’s activity.

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Making Sense of the Salmon Aquaculture Debate Executive Summary Analysis of issues related to netcage salmon farming and wild sa

This report takes a look behind the debate, examines the information and assumptions supporting the arguments of opposing interests, and deepens the current public understanding about potential impacts of salmon aquaculture on wild salmon. The report’s focus was on the interplay of salmon farming and wild salmon, not on all aspects of the potential impacts […]

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PSF Submission, Federal Aquaculture Act Consultation Jan 14 2021

PSF made a formal submission in January to DFO’s consultation regarding the creation of a new federal Aquaculture Act. Thank you to PSF Science Advisor Dr. Brian Riddell for his work in drafting our submission along with the PSF Board’s Science Committee for input along the way. We felt compelled to make this submission given […]

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Aquaculture mediates global transmission of a viral pathogen to wild salmon

Our recently published paper: Aquaculture mediates global transmission of a viral pathogen to wild salmon[1] provides new information regarding pathogen spillover from salmon farms to wild Pacific salmon. We’ve outlined a summary of our findings in a news release, below. In short, our findings strongly suggest that open-net aquaculture has introduced a non-native infectious agent, Piscine orthoreovirus […]

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Aquaculture mediates global transmission of a viral pathogen to wild salmon

Our recently published paper: Aquaculture mediates global transmission of a viral pathogen to wild salmon[1] provides new information regarding pathogen spillover from salmon farms to wild Pacific salmon. We’ve outlined a summary of our findings in a news release, below. In short, our findings strongly suggest that open-net aquaculture has introduced a non-native infectious agent, Piscine orthoreovirus […]

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PSF Submits Response to Federal Aquaculture Act Consultation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 16, 2021 PSF Submits Response to Federal Aquaculture Act Consultation PSF made a formal submission in January to DFO’s consultation regarding the creation of a new federal Aquaculture Act. Thank you to PSF Science Advisor Dr. Brian Riddell for his work in drafting our submission along with the PSF Board’s Science […]