Conservation groups say focus must be salmon, not industry
The federal government must re-prioritize science and conserving salmon rather than surrendering to short-term industry interests, according to recommendations made by conservation groups to a national inquiry into the decline of Fraser sockeye…
Fraser sockeye populations are in more trouble than previously thought say 4 BC conservation groups. Of the 32 distinct sockeye populations, eight are extinct or nearly extinct and another 7 are at risk of extinction.
Mark Hume, Globe and Mail
Raincoast biologist Mike Price on the stand at Cohen Inquiry gives testimony about the impacts of fish farms as sources of sea lice on migrating stocks of juvenile Fraser sockeye…
Media Release: September 2, 2011
A Raincoast scientist is scheduled to testify at the Cohen Commission September 6 on a study that showed the first link between salmon farms and elevated levels of sea lice on juvenile Fraser River sockeye salmon…