Monthly Archives: February 2010

ALEXANDRA MORTON: PUBLIC TESTS FOR DRUG RESISTANT SEA LICE

Hello For the past month people have been telling me that Grieg Seafood is emptying salmon farms, due to a lice epidemic that cannot be controlled with drugs.  The public is increasingly coming to me, not government with their concerns. … Continue reading

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“to protect wild salmon… move salmon farms away from migration routes. ” to Canada from former Attorney General of Norway, Georg Fredrik Rieber-Mohn,

important news on the issue of salmon farming has become daily.  Most astonishing is the warning sent today to Canada from former Attorney General of Norway, Georg Fredrik Rieber-Mohn, “we  had an open goal to save wild salmon but we … Continue reading

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BC First Nation Chiefs Fast for Wild Salmon

From: Alexandra Morton <wildorca@island.net> Norwegian-owned fish farms target of chiefs’ hunger strikeBy Judith Lavoie, Times ColonistFebruary 13, 2010 9:00 PMhttp://www.timescolonist.com/business/Norwegian+owned+fish+farms+target+chiefs+hunger+strike/2562922/story.htmlFirst Nations chiefs are planning a 29-hour hunger strike leading up to the Olympic hockey game between Canada and Norway Tuesday, … Continue reading

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COHO IN WASHINGTON STATE

from Sightline.org – not sure how this will format Coho mojo: Restoring salmon runs in region’s watersheds BY PHILIP FEROLITO YAKIMA HERALD-REPUBLIC  Buy YHR Photos 3 photos  View the gallery GORDON KING/YAKIMA HERALD-REPUBLIC Coho salmon smolts, about four inches long, were released … Continue reading

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STRAIT UP ISSUE 27, FEBRUARY 2010   In This Issue        • Call on federal government to financially support advanced treatment      • Good news for wild salmon — Gunner Point expansion delayed      • The easiest way to support Georgia … Continue reading

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OCEANSIDE STAR POLL

HiDid you see this poll in the Parksville Oceanside Star? http://www2.canada.com/oceansidestar/index.html

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Courting Wild Salmon: Feb. 1 2010 Alexandra Morton et al

On February 2, lawyer Jeffery Jones and I were back in court with my charges against Marine Harvest for illegal possession of wild pink salmon by-catch.  On the previous date (January 4) Judge Saunderson instructed the Department of Justice to … Continue reading

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