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"Get Out Migration" builds momentum for major salmon aquaculture reform WASHINGTON, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When members of the Pure Salmon Campaign travel to Oslo, Norway later this month for the annual general meetings of Cermaq and Marine Harvest, the coalition will ask the world's two largest producers of farmed salmon to end environmental degradation and adopt systems that keep the farmed fish separate from wild salmon.
Salmon farming documentary released online VANCOUVER, Feb.
MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TargetÂ® today announces that it has eliminated all farmed salmon from its fresh, frozen, and smoked seafood offerings in Target stores nationwide.
Norwegian salmon is a popular holiday treat for many, but the fish is threatened by a small parasite that is spreading quickly among wild and farmed salmon.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Christopher Mann, senior officer at the Pew Environment Group, issued the following statement in response to legislation introduced late last night by Rep. Lois Capps (D-CA), H.R.
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.
The Walking catfish, Clarias batrachus, also known as the Magur or Pla Duk Dam, is a species of air breathing catfish with the ability to "walk" out of the water and across land. Its "walk" is more like a sort of wriggling motion with snakelike movements, as well as using its pectoral fins as "legs". This fish normally lives in slow-moving and often stagnant waters in ponds, swamps, streams and rivers (Mekong and Chao Phraya basins), flooded rice paddies or temporary pools which may dry up....
- A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.