Content tagged “oceans”

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  • Sustainable Shellfish: Recommendations for responsible aquaculture

    This report outlines some of the main ecological concerns with shellfish farming on the B.C. coast, including the impacts of cultivating alien species in B.C. waters, the effects of monocultures in areas of high biodiversity, the impacts of shellfish farming on other species, and the harmful effects which aquaculture-related human activities have on beaches and in the marine environment. More »

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  • Salmon Aquaculture: A brochure for chefs and food industry professionals

    As part of our public education campaign about the risks of netcage salmon farming, this brochure informs chefs and professionals who work in the food industry why wild salmon is a superior choice to farmed salmon. While targeted at food professionals, the brochure contains valuable information for anyone interested in learning more about the negative environmental and health effects of salmon farming in Canada. Issues covered include disease, escapes, and habitat and species destruction. The brochure contains information so that you can take action by contacting Canada's Fisheries Minister. More »

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