Atlantic Salmon Farmer, Hiddenfjord, Becomes the Industry’s First to Stop Using Air Freight

November 20, 2020 Hiddenfjord

Atlantic Salmon farmer, Hiddenfjord has announced the suspension of all air freight as of 10-10-2020. This change has reduced Hiddenfjord’s overseas transportation CO2 emissions by 94% — as reported by the independent Norwegian research organization, SINTEF. Air freight is a major contributor to global CO2 emissions and emits around 50 times as much CO2 as sea freight.

Salmon farm planned for Maine Fair Trade Lobster site in Gouldsboro

October 26, 2020 Mainebiz

An aquaculture startup backed by a Norwegian investor is buying a Gouldsboro lobster processing facility and hopes to develop a salmon-farming operation there.

Net Loss: The High Price of Salmon Farming

September 17, 2020 Mark Kurlansky. The Guardian

The salmon has always been a barometer for the health of the planet. Now industrial-scale farming is bringing pollution, plagues of sea lice and threatening the future of wild salmon.