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Introducing Salmon People

Wild salmon are in the news a lot these days. Just this week the Union of BC Municipalities

Creative Chinook sick

In 2011, the Cohen Commission convened special hearings on disease in salmon farms, forcing fish farm companies and

Kwekwecnewtxw—Protect the Inlet

Kinder Morgan began their TransMountain pipeline expansion last fall—without permits. The company quickly demonstrated their lack of care

Fish farms under pressure

Last fall Norwegian-owned salmon farming giant Cermaq applied for a permit to deposit over 2 million litres of

Fish farms occupied!

(Clayoquot Action is based in Tofino. We occasionally travel to other regions when relevant to our campaigns to

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Salmon Farming

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

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. In Tofino we track the vehicles; leaving

Crowdfunder Launched! Donate to earn prizes!

Wild salmon in Clayoquot Sound are rapidly sliding towards extinction—only 2 Chinook salmon returned to spawn in Tofino Creek last year. We’re working hard to save wild salmon! Fish

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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

Take Action!

Send an email to Environment Minister George Heyman to stop fish farms from dumping pesticides into Clayoquot Sound!