Shutting Down Salmon Farms in BC Begins in 2022

December 18, 2020 Nelson Bennett, BIV

The beginning of end of the salmon farming industry in B.C. as we know it will start in earnest in 2022 in the Discovery Islands.

Aquaculture Company Pilots New Salmon Farm Containment System On West Coast

An international aquaculture company has launched a trial of a new salmon farm containment system expected to drastically reduce the exchange of sea lice between wild and farmed fish.

Nordic Aquafarms Obtains Permits for Proposed Salmon Farm in Belfast, but Job Isn’t Done Yet

November 24, 2020 Sam Rogers, NEWS CENTER Maine

The company announced Thursday it was awarded four state-level permits but still needs local and federal permits and avoid legal trouble before the ground is broken.

Open-Net Salmon Farms On Their Way Out of B.C. Waters

The federal government is launching consultations on salmon farms with the aim of developing a concrete plan for removing open-net pens from B.C. waters.

AquaBounty Technologies Announces Mayfield, Kentucky as Potential Location for Planned 10,000 Metric Ton Salmon Farm

October 30, 2020 AquaBounty Technologies

AquaBounty Technologies announced that it has identified Mayfield, Kentucky as the potential location for its planned large-scale farm for the Company’s proprietary AquAdvantage salmon.