Just say no to “certified organic” farmed salmon

Just say no to “certified organic” farmed salmon

While British Columbia (BC) farmed salmon could carry a certified organic label if the proposal by the Canadian General Standards Board and organic aquaculture working group at Fisheries and Oceans Canada gives the stamp of approval, the practices involved in raising salmon in open net-pens is antithetical to the spirit and intent of certification.

Seeing is Believing

Seeing is Believing

A personal understanding of the places we are trying to protect is requisite for working as a Raincoaster. In this spirit, members of our salmon aquaculture team climbed aboard the SV Achiever last month and embarked on a journey of the Great Bear Rainforest. Under the wing of Alexandra Morton, we skirted the shores of…