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Greenpeace helping fishermen

...in the 1980s to under $1 per pound in 2003. As we all know this fluctuation was and still is largely the fault of salmon farming, which floods the market with an inferior product. We have gotten help in the past year from national media explaining...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070804/let_letter2.shtml
Opinion
Empire editorial: Lawmakers need to prevent growth of black cod farming

...cod are big migrators, with some stocks traveling from California to as far north as the Aleutian Islands. Just as salmon farming has posed problems for wild stocks, damage by farming to sablefish populations will likely take its toll on Alaska...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071104/opi_blackcod.shtml
Opinion
Fish farm sues critic for defamation

...public-relations director for the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute. Staniford is known as a "tireless critic" of the salmon farming industry, Fleming said. She said the case is a reminder for people to be careful about what they say. "Shooting...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071505/sta_20050715015.shtml
News
Farmed fish ruinous for Northwest salmon fishermen

...dams, poisoned by pollution and heavily fished by sportsmen to commercial fishermen to Indian tribes. But it is salmon farming that threatens to do the industry in. Two decades ago more than 5,000 salmon boats fished off the coasts of Oregon...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072703/sta_farmedslamon.shtml
News
United Fishermen, politicians, Native communities worry about aquaculture

...already occurred with coastal salmon farming. Fisherman advocate Mark Vinsel...a continued "moratorium" on salmon farming in Alaska and a wait-and-see...aquaculture." Though Alaska banned salmon farming in state waters, "it didn't...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081204/sta_aquaculture.shtml
News
Alaska seafood gains praise from national stores, others

...The issues have to do with saving world fisheries from overdepletion and pollution, advocates say. They say salmon farming could be responsible for pollution in some Atlantic fisheries. Fish farming is illegal in Alaska. According to a...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081502/bus_akseafood.shtml
Business
Facts off on salmon story

...The number of salmon that you quote as escaping B.C. salmon farms each year is incorrect. In fact, improved salmon farming techniques have reduced escapes dramatically - 73 per cent in the last year alone. In British Columbia there have...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101203/let_letter3.shtml
Opinion
Empire editorial: Thumbs up to Murkowski; thumbs down to flying squid

...before it allows the fledgling industry to grow. Salmon farming has illustrated how farmed fish can devastate the...could undermine wild stocks or damage habitat, as salmon farming has. It's bad policy to let a new industry with...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101704/opi_20041017012.shtml
Opinion
Fairness for fishermen

...differences, and must allow new ventures to flourish. I also want to make my position on salmon farming very clear: I am absolutely opposed to salmon farming in Alaska. The glut of farmed salmon is the most important factor in the current low price...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102802/let_letter3.shtml
Opinion
Outside editorial: Alaska salmon better for you than farmed fish

...unappetizing, though, is what the salmon farming industry is doing to the marine...don't reflect the actual cost of salmon farming. An independent inquiry last year in Canada found that salmon farming was hurting the wild-fishing...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121602/opi_editorial.shtml
Opinion

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