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Every year, large amounts of hatchery-raised young salmonids are released into Swedish rivers and streams to compensate for losses in natural production.
Popular thinking about how to improve food systems for the better often misses the point, according to the results of a three-year global study of salmon production systems.
Massive escapes of farmed salmon pose major environmental threats WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During this year's Global Week of Action, a week devoted to farmed salmon awareness, the Pew Environment Group today raised concern about the creation of fish farms in U.S.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, November 12 at 11 a.m. at Landmark's E Street Cinema, Pew -- as a member of the Pure Salmon Campaign coalition -- will host a press lunch briefing and premiere a documentary that shows the major environmental threats posed by fish farming.
Canada is looking into why less sockeye salmon swam back to the Fraser River on the Pacific Coast this summer than the number that was predicted by scientists.
Wild salmon and farmed salmon can now be distinguished from each other by a technique that examines the chemistry of their scales.
Aquaculture, once a fledgling industry, now accounts for 50 percent of the fish consumed globally, according to a new report by an international team of researchers.
New Film Shows Ongoing Destruction Caused by Norwegian-Owned Salmon Farms TRONDHEIM, Norway, Aug.
Atlantic salmon have returned to France's Seine River with gusto, after disappearing for the past hundred years.
Mismanagement continues to undermine world's largest producer of farmed salmon OSLO, Norway, May 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the Pure Salmon Campaign coalition, a diverse group of stakeholders from key farmed salmon production and consumption nations including Canada, Chile, Scotland, Ireland and the United States, urge Marine Harvest to eliminate its destructive environmental impacts by separating farmed fish from wild fish populations and finding new sources for fish feed.
Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar, from the Latin words "Salmo" meaning salmon, and "salar" meaning "leaper") is a species of fish in the Salmonidae found in the northern Atlantic Ocean and in rivers that flow into the Atlantic. It breeds in the rivers of Western Europe from northern Portugal north to arctic Norway, Iceland, Greenland, and the east coast of North America from Connecticut in the United States north to northern Labrador in arctic Canada. At sea, it is found mainly in the waters...
Salmon is the common name for several species of fish of the Salmonidae family "“ although several other fishes in the family are called trout. Salmon live in both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Salmon are anadromous: they are born in fresh water, migrate to the ocean, then return to fresh water to reproduce. Folklore has it that the fish return to the exact spot where they were born to spawn and modern research shows that usually at least 90% of the fish spawning in a stream were born...
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