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Alexandra Morton

Wild salmon advocates celebrate court ruling on fish farm practices

Prominent wild salmon advocate and biologist Alexandra Morton celebrated a Federal Court decision this week that rejected licensing rules allowing fish farms to transfer sick fish into...

Infectious salmon virus threatens B.C. salmon stocks

An European strain of infectious salmon anemia virus has been found in Harrison Lake coho, B.C. The Cohen Commission will reopen in mid-December to hear two days of new testimonies and exhibits. The...

Cohen Commission: classified salmon farm disease data released

Yesterday, in a historic moment for the coast of British Columbia, the lawyer representing the Province of B.C. at the Cohen Commission retracted her objection to the release of salmon farm disease...

Surprise testimony: Fish farms may not be the culprit in Fraser sockeye collapse

Fisheries scientist stuns environmentalists by arguing virus may occur in rivers, not saltwater farm pens.

Alexandra and the golden straitjacket

Marine biologist Alexandra Morton spoke recently in Roberts Creek as part of her Salmon are Sacred tour to build a citizens movement to help save wild salmon from pathogens from salmon farms. Morton...

Private citizen leads federal government to protect BC's wild salmon from multi-national Marine Harvest

On the eve of Earth Day, a private citizen has succeeded in her quest to enforce Canada’s laws in the case of illegal possession of wild salmon in British Columbia by Marine Harvest, one of the larges

Saving Our Wild Salmon

Young wild salmon are vulnerable to sea lice from infested salmon farms.