Something Smells Fishy

The following is an article published originally by Marketwire – July 30, 2010: VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA- – Conservation groups in British Columbia are warning consumers to avoid purchasing endangered sockeye salmon certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC). Today, the MSC granted sustainability certification to the Fraser River commercial sockeye fishery despite last year’s sockeye population collapse and an ongoing federal judicial inquiry into management of the fishery. “Given recent events it is both misleading and irresponsible to certify the Fraser fishery as sustainable,” said Greg Knox with SkeenaWild Conservation Trust. “We will be launching a new awareness campaign for … Continue reading Something Smells Fishy