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Cermaq halts SCCS trial

Cermaq halted sea trials on their experimental Semi-Closed Containment system (SCCS) this fall. After operating the facility in

Vote for salmon!

The federal election currently underway will be critical for wild salmon. The current federal government has pledged to

Don’t Renew in ’22

It came up in a couple of internal documents from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO), but

Protecting Fairy Creek

I couldn’t help but notice British Columbia’s slumbering forest movement awakening over the last few years. Busy working

Of jellyfish and mouth rot

We loaded our sampling equipment and camera gear onto Lennie John’s boat, and headed north into his home

In the field with CSI

The smokey brown orange haze from this fall’s wildfires cast an apocalyptic hue over Cermaq’s Clayoquot Sound operations.

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Salmon Farming

Cermaq halts SCCS trial

Cermaq halted sea trials on their experimental Semi-Closed Containment system (SCCS) this fall. After operating the facility in Ahousaht Territory near Tofino for less than

Clayoquot Salmon Investigation Crowdfunder!

There are 20 polluting salmon farms in the Clayoquot Sound UNESCO Biosphere Region. Meanwhile, wild salmon in Clayoquot Sound are rapidly sliding towards extinction. Returning

Vote for salmon!

The federal election currently underway will be critical for wild salmon. The current federal government has pledged to remove open-net pen salmon farms from the

Don’t Renew in ’22

It came up in a couple of internal documents from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO), but no-one had seen solid proof it was

Of jellyfish and mouth rot

We loaded our sampling equipment and camera gear onto Lennie John’s boat, and headed north into his home territory of Ahousaht—to Cermaq’s experimental semi-closed containment

Pesticide dumping in Clayoquot Sound

Salmon lice are a tiny crustacean which occurs naturally in the waters of Clayoquot Sound. Fish farms provide an ideal breeding ground for these parasites—with

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Indigenous Rights

Ahousahts’ vision

Hereditary chiefs typically designate a speaker to speak for them in public. This is because when they say

Alta reflections

The indigenous people of northern Europe are called Sami. They are known for herding reindeer on the tundra.

Spawning sockeye salmon by Claire Watson

On to Norway!

Clayoquot Action will be travelling to Norway this January to put pressure on Norwegian salmon farming giant Cermaq.

Temperate Rainforests of Clayoquot Sound

Ahousaht logging moratorium

On October 28, the ʔaahuusʔatḥ ḥawiiḥ (hereditary chiefs of Ahousaht) announced a moratorium on industrial scale logging in