Oil slick and biological debris from dead farmed salmon contaminate Pristine UNESCO Biosphere Reserve
Commentary by Captain Locky MacLean On the 24th of August 2017, First Nations wild salmon defenders stepped onto Swanson Island fish farm supported by Sea Shepherd vessel R/V Martin Sheen and began what would be known as the Swanson Occupation.
“Colonisation continues. It’s not just about theft at this point, it’s not about the destruction of resources, it’s about reclaiming what’s ours. And what is ours is not just the land…. it is the ocean.” These are unceded waters. This is First Nations territory. Fish farming is not only killing off wild salmon, but itContinue reading “First Nations Flotilla”
First Nations, Sea Shepherd and Actor-Philanthropist Pamela Anderson demand protection of wild salmon by removal of salmon farms from British Columbia.
Join Sea Shepherd Conservation Society’s science research vessel Martin Sheen on a peaceful flotilla, as we venture north to Okisollo Channel in support of wild salmon.
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”
Preliminary lab testing for the presence of piscine orthoreovirus (PRV), delivered 100 percent positive results in samples collected from open-net fish farms in British Columbia
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.
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”
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”