In Alaska—where open-net pen salmon farms have never been permitted—salmon harvests are some of the largest on record this year.
Meanwhile, just over the border in BC, wild salmon numbers are crashing. Shocking images of emaciated grizzly bears are making waves in international news media. Bears depend on wild salmon to fatten up for winter.
Yellow wild salmon are showing up across the BC coast. Pacific salmon infected with the piscine orthoreovirus (PRV) are known to turn yellow, and PRV is widespread in farmed salmon. Read More