Friday, March 25, 2011

Salmon Farming & Free Speech!

The Global Alliance Against Industrial Aquaculture (GAAIA), are preparing to fight a lawsuit from the Norwegian Government via a Norwegian owned companies Marine Harvest and Grieg Seafoods who now control 92 percent of British Columbia salmon farms. “Bring it on!” said Don Staniford, global coordinator for GAAIA.

“Where there’s smoke there’s fire or as they say in showbusiness ‘where there’s a hit, there’s a writ’.  GAAIA relishes the opportunity to prove in court that ‘Salmon Farming Kills’.  Cermaq are blowing smoke and are all smoke and mirrors when it comes to their claims of ‘sustainable aquaculture’.

Norwegian companies may have a monopoly on salmon farming but the Norwegian Government does not have a monopoly on the truth.  Salmon farming, like smoking, seriously damages public health, our environmental health and the health of wild salmon.  For the sake of our global ocean we need to quit salmon farming now and stub out farmed salmon from the face of the blue planet”.  Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little The Aquaculturists, published and supported by the International Aquafeed Magazine from Perendale Publishers.

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