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We Did It, Let’s Undo It – NASF 796 796 GSFR

We Did It, Let’s Undo It – NASF

NASF launched the campaign ‘Let’s Undo This’ to tell Parliament to ban open-net ocean pen salmon farming and pass the strongest laws possible.

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Rauch Letter to the FAO 1908 852 GSFR

Rauch Letter to the FAO

Based on feedback from the Seas of Change Conference and several organizations, The Rauch drafted a letter to Manuel Barange, Director of FAO’s Fisheries and Aquaculture Division. The letter urges the FAO to exclude carnivorous fish farming from its sustainable aquaculture guidelines.

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A Titanic Error for Leo? 1576 1436 GSFR

A Titanic Error for Leo?

Hollywood actor and environmental advocate Leonardo DiCaprio faced criticism for his support of a campaign calling for the closure of salmon farms in British Columbia, Canada.

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Salmon Farming Firm Accused Of Misleading Locals On Plans 1240 744 GSFR

Salmon Farming Firm Accused Of Misleading Locals On Plans

A salmon farming firm, subsidiary of Mowi Scotland, has been accused of misleading locals in Loch Broom, Scotland, about plans to install a large feed barge at their fish farm…

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Chilean Salmon Farmer Fined $950,000 for Environmental Damage 1908 852 GSFR

Chilean Salmon Farmer Fined $950,000 for Environmental Damage

A salmon farmer in Chile’s Aysén region was fined $950,000 for severe environmental violations, marking one of the largest penalties in the country’s aquaculture history.

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Seas of Change: The Poros Summit on industrial fish farming 1858 1532 GSFR

Seas of Change: The Poros Summit on industrial fish farming

The GSFR was invited to co-sponsor Seas of Change – “The Poros Summit of Sea Industrial Fish Farming”.

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The Begining at the End of The World 771 800 GSFR

The Begining at the End of The World

Read @theguardian’s latest article detailing Argentina’s success story in banning open-net pen salmon farms from the country, alongside the critical situation of Chile’s waters and the creation of the GSFR as a result.

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Tell Trudeau to Keep his promise | #FishFarmsOut 1056 1338 GSFR

Tell Trudeau to Keep his promise | #FishFarmsOut

On June 30th, all open net-pen salmon farms expire. Join @watershedwatchbc in their latest campaign to remind the Canadian federal government to uphold their promise and remove factory fish farms from the stunning west coast of British Columbia.

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Fake Labels on “Organic” Scottish Salmon 852 852 GSFR

Fake Labels on “Organic” Scottish Salmon

Don’t be fooled by their smart wording. It is time to share the truth.

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Sign the petition, Save the Maugean Skate 960 640 GSFR

Sign the petition, Save the Maugean Skate

It is imperative that we prevent the disappearance of this ancient species from our planet. Conservation advice from the government’s own department highlights the devastating impact of fish farms on the Maugean Skate population.

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Chilean Government, Salmon Farmers Join Forces to Reduce Antibiotics Usage 1790 1772 GSFR

Chilean Government, Salmon Farmers Join Forces to Reduce Antibiotics Usage

In an effort to address antibiotic usage in salmon aquaculture, the Chilean government and salmon farmers are collaborating.

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Arctic Fish granted licence renewal for two sites 1000 676 GSFR

Arctic Fish granted licence renewal for two sites

The Icelandic Food Agency, MAST, has renewed the operating licence of Arctic Sea Farm, a subsidiary of Arctic Fish, at two key sites. The decision allows for up to 7,800 tonnes of salmon.

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Flotilla Against Fish Farms in Hobart 1362 1152 GSFR

Flotilla Against Fish Farms in Hobart

On March 11th, the Bob Brown Foundation and Sea Shepherd Australia organised a Flotilla in nipaluna/Hobart, calling for the removal of fish farms from Tasmania’s waters ahead of the state election on March 23rd, 2024.

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Thousands of Salmon Escape from Damaged Nets 3800 2280 GSFR

Thousands of Salmon Escape from Damaged Nets

The fish, with an average weight of about 6 kilograms, escaped as a result of net damage, the company said Thursday. The escape was discovered when farmed salmon were caught near the site.

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“Newfound” sushi restaurant joins “Off The Table” campaign 1394 1758 GSFR

“Newfound” sushi restaurant joins “Off The Table” campaign

In a bold move towards sustainable sourcing, a sushi restaurant in Corner Brook has taken a stand against open-net farmed salmon. This decision reflects a growing trend …

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New Zealand’s first open-net salmon farm has been approved to proceed 1240 700 GSFR

New Zealand’s first open-net salmon farm has been approved to proceed

NZ King Salmon first submitted its application for resource consent to the Marlborough District Council in 2019, and consent was granted in September 2023, after an Environment Court decision.

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5 Podcast about Salmon Farming 1920 1290 GSFR

5 Podcast about Salmon Farming

Here are 5 podcasts to listen to while driving, walking, or simply chilling about the impacts of open-net salmon farming industry.

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The EU Commission accused leading Norwegian salmon producers 1892 1975 GSFR

The EU Commission accused leading Norwegian salmon producers

The EU Commission has formally accused the six leading Norwegian salmon producers of illegally monopolizing the industry.

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Björk released the single “Oral” with Rosalía 3274 1786 GSFR

Björk released the single “Oral” with Rosalía

Björk, the Icelandic singer and activist, just released the single “Oral” with Rosalía, the Spanish artist, to support action against open-net salmon farming in Iceland and around the world.

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BLUE EMPIRE – How the Norwegian salmon industry extracts nutrition and undermines livelihoods in West Africa 784 1114 GSFR

BLUE EMPIRE – How the Norwegian salmon industry extracts nutrition and undermines livelihoods in West Africa

A new report by Feedback and a coalition of West African and Norwegian organisations, ‘Blue Empire: How the Norwegian salmon industry extracts nutrition and undermines livelihoods in West Africa’, exposes how the expansion of Norway’s huge salmon farming industry has come at the expense of communities and fish populations in the Global South.

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Laxaþjóð | A Salmon Nation – Patagonia Films 816 1106 GSFR

Laxaþjóð | A Salmon Nation – Patagonia Films

Laxaþjóð | A Salmon Nation tells the story of a country united by its lands and waters, and the power of a community to protect the wild places and animals that helped forge its identity.

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The dark underbelly of European Salmon 475 719 GSFR

The dark underbelly of European Salmon

Over 80% of the salmon consumed in Europe is sourced from fish farm. Salmon farming is a speciality of the northern countries …

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Breaching the limits 920 1292 GSFR

Breaching the limits

How the Scottish salmon farming industry is failing to contain sea lice parasites on open-net farms

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Sea Lice Outbreak in Iceland 2040 1406 GSFR

Sea Lice Outbreak in Iceland

Drone images of cages shot by activists reveal open sores affecting ‘up to 1m fish’. Fish producers are now culling them for animal feed. The incident comes at a difficult time for the open-net salmon-farming industry in Iceland: in August the escape of 3,500 salmon from a farm owned by Arctic Fish, caused outrage among environmentalists.

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Estado Salmonero 2876 1294 GSFR

Estado Salmonero

In a nation known for its massive resource extraction, salmon farming is now bigger than all of Chile’s industries except copper mining. With near zero regulation and a wake of destruction behind them, the biggest companies are looking south to the pristine district of Magallanes for expansion. Ramon Navarro exposes the industry, its negative effects, and traces the surprising origins of the industry and largest per-capita consumption of Chilean farmed salmon to the same country: Japan.

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Saving Poros – People vs industrial fish farming in Greece 1800 1124 GSFR

Saving Poros – People vs industrial fish farming in Greece

This is a short documentary that outlines the severe threat posed by the plan to drastically expand the industrial fish farms on Poros island through revelatory facts and interviews.

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Once upon a time at the end of the world 475 680 GSFR

Once upon a time at the end of the world

Activism is not about creating a one-time hit or making prime time headlines, it’s about creating empathy through storytelling and strategy …

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Corazón Salado 475 706 GSFR

Corazón Salado

A journey to protect the ancestral waters of the Kawesqar people.

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Origins of Salmon Wars 476 318 GSFR

Origins of Salmon Wars

The dark underbelly of our favorite fish. In January 2020, we sat in a crowded community center in Mahone Bay, a village near our home on the …

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Contracorriente 475 320 GSFR

Contracorriente

In the absence of a legal framework to restrict the salmon industry in Tierra del Fuego, Antártida and Islas del Atlantico Sur (TFAIAS), Argentina, the pristine beauty of one of the world’s last untouched places, the Beagle Channel, was in danger.

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Artifishal: The Fight to Save Wild Salmon 475 706 GSFR

Artifishal: The Fight to Save Wild Salmon

Artifishal is a film about people, rivers, and the fight for the future of wild fish and the environment that supports them.

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Tasmania Atlantic Salmon, The Toxic Truth 475 706 GSFR

Tasmania Atlantic Salmon, The Toxic Truth

Join Miriam Margolyes as she discovers the Toxic Truth about Tasmanian Atlantic Salmon.

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The New Fish 476 318 GSFR

The New Fish

The truth about farmed salmon and the consequences we can no longer ignore. Eat more fish, the doctors say. But is the salmon you are consuming really healthy?

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Salmon Wars 476 318 GSFR

Salmon Wars

Atlantic salmon is the most popular fish on our dinner tables. We’re told it is good for us and good for the environment. The reality is …

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