Hope for Wild Salmon and Orca as the Noose Tightens on Salmon Farms

Sea Shepherd concludes third scientific expedition to investigate the possible link between salmon farms and declining wild salmon population in the Pacific.  Meanwhile, lawsuit to stop transfer of infected fish continues. Vancouver, BC, September 17th, 2018 – After three months of scientific investigation in the waters surrounding the open-net fish farms of British Columbia – and, forContinue reading “Hope for Wild Salmon and Orca as the Noose Tightens on Salmon Farms”

BC Court Rules Salmon Farms Over Territorial Rights of First Nations

Despite salmon farms being in First Nation Territories, BC Court grants injunction in favor of mega-corporation Marine Harvest, demanding First Nations to stay away from fish farms. August 2nd, 2018 [Vancouver, BC] – Today Justice Maisonville ruled that only Alexandra Morton can continue sampling close to salmon farms, but only in a boat that is 2.6mContinue reading “BC Court Rules Salmon Farms Over Territorial Rights of First Nations”

Baby Orca Death Could be Linked to Salmon Farm Virus

A new study has identified that Piscine Reovirus, a Norwegian virus introduced in BC by salmon farms is reported to cause Chinook salmon cells to explode and could be a missing link to explain why resident whales are starving to extinction. July 25th, 2018 [Vancouver, BC] – On July 23rd an orca born into the criticallyContinue reading “Baby Orca Death Could be Linked to Salmon Farm Virus”