Over 100,000 Sign Petition Opposing Salmon Farming Expansion

A petition signed by more than 100,000 people opposed to expansion of B.C.’s salmon farming industry was presented to the legislature in Victoria on Thursday. Photograph by: Bill Keay , Vancouver Sun

A petition opposing expansion to BC’s salmon farming industry with over 100,000 signatures has been submitted to legislature in Victoria. The Vancouver Sun reports that over 100 conservation groups, industry organizations, and business owners also supported the petition. Main concerns include the impact of the transfer of diseases and lice outbreaks to wild salmon. Read the full story here.

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