Virus Hunter Press Releases

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In the Media

Read online news articles about Operation Virus Hunter and the issues surrounding farmed salmon.


July 25, 2019 – Sea Shepherd to host peaceful protest on Saturday (Campbell River Radio Now)

July 24, 2019 – Pamela Anderson to join Sea Shepherd during protest at fish farm near Campbell River (Vic News)

July 18, 2019 – Pamela Anderson lends celebrity status to BC Greens’ fish farm fight (CTV News Vancouver)

June 20, 2019 – Fish Farms ‘put on notice’ by Ahousaht after sea lice problems continue (Ha-Shilth-Sa)

June 11, 2019 – Sea Lice Plagues Return and Threat to Wild Salmon Increases (The Tyee)

April 12, 2019 – Sea Lice Pesticide Pollutes Clayoquot Waters (Watershed Sentinel)


June 19, 2018 – B.C. fish farms will require Indigenous consent (The Globe and Mail)

September 14, 2018 – Biologists Suspect Fish in Rich Passage Net Pens Infected With Virus (K5 News)

March 28, 2018 – Boycott Factory Farm Foods: But Don’t Forget the Fish (Organic Consumers Association)


Aug 8, 2017 – Sea Shepherd Documents Wild Fish Trapped in BC Salmon Farm (The Tyee)

July 18, 2017 – Hard Evidence Shows Farmed Salmon Is Destroying Wild Salmon (EcoWatch)


Sept 7, 2016 – Former MacGyver star Richard Dean Anderson gives a boost to Sea Shepherd Virus Hunter campaign(The Georgia Straight)

Aug 8, 2016 – Meet the Crew Aboard the Fish-Farm Patrolling ‘Martin Sheen’ (The Tyee)

Aug 7, 2016 – First Nations groups stand up to anti-farm salmon activists (Vancouver Sun)

July 19, 2016 – Sea Shepherd ‘Pirates’ to Turn Spotlight on BC Salmon Farms (The Tyee)

July 18, 2016 – Pamela Anderson joins B.C. group’s fight against farmed salmon (CTV News Vancouver)

July 18, 2016 – Pamela Anderson and Sea Shepherd Society join anti-salmon farming push in B.C. (CBC News British Columbia)

July 17, 2016 – Sea Shepherd Investigates Canadian Salmon Farms (The Maritime Executive)