Alexandra Morton

Alexandra Morton is a registered professional biologist in British Columbia.  Her fight to protect the remote archipelago she calls home from the impact of salmon feedlots has been 25 year effort.  She was given an Honorary Doctorate by Simon Fraser University in 2010 for her research on salmon farms and the Queens Diamond Jubilee medal in 2012.  Morton turned her home into the Salmon Coast Field Station, led a 400 km walk culminating in 5000 people on steps of the BC Parliament. She has co-authored over 20 scientific papers on the negative impact of salmon feedlots and the book Listening to Whales.  She says she is a woman protecting her home.

Wild salmon, the real economy

On the eve of the provincial election, it’s a good time to review the election issues including salmon farming in BC. Is this industry good for the province, or is it a threat to the BC's coastal...

Racing a salmon influenza virus

Salmon feedlots break the natural laws that used to keep disease under control in wild salmon.