B.C. Aquaculture Industry Urges ‘Balanced’ Approach to Fish Farms

October 13, 2023 Nelson Bennett | Biv.com

B.C. aquaculture technology companies and suppliers, including one that builds land-based rearing systems, are urging Canada’s new Fisheries minister, Diane Lebouthillier, to take a “balanced” and science-based approach to the subject of salmon farms in B.C.

Salmon Farm Could be Headed for Landlocked Millinocket

A business group that wants to cultivate Atlantic salmon believes it has found a home for a large-scale fish farm in an unlikely location: a former paper mill in landlocked Millinocket.

Salmon Farm Developer Withdraws Discharge Permit Request Amid Sturgeon Concerns

Facing growing public pushback, a Norwegian company hoping to build a large indoor salmon farm on Maryland’s Eastern Shore has — at least for now — dropped its bid for a permit to discharge wastewater into the only waterway in the state where endangered Atlantic sturgeon are known to spawn.

Report Shows Cooke Salmon Farming Supports Island Life in Scotland’s Orkney and Northern Isles

August 23, 2022 Cooke

As one of the largest employers in Orkney and Northern Isles, Cooke Aquaculture Scotland has released an economic impact report showing that the company’s salmon farming operations are having a significant positive social impact on their employees and community viability of the remote islands. The report is titled Cooke Aquaculture Scotland and Orkney: A summary of our impacts for people and communities.

Kvarøy Arctic Partners with Whole Kids Foundation to Improve Children’s Nutrition

August 16, 2022 Kvarøy Arctic

Kvarøy Arctic (pronounced “Kwa-ray”) joins forces with Whole Kids Foundation, a nonprofit established by Whole Foods Market, as their official sponsor and supporter in their mission to improve children’s nutrition in the US. The Norway-based, sustainable salmon farm has pledged a $10,000 annual contribution for 2022, with plans on expanding the program in 2023.