Posted by Lana Brandt on Sep 14, 2016

Consumer tips for buying salmon

By Lana Brandt, SeaChoice The Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch program released a report last week assessing B.C. chinook and coho commercial salmon fisheries. For the first time, four of the fourteen fisheries assessed were ranked as “avoid”, creating alarm for both seafood consumers and suppliers. The four red-ranked fisheries in southern B.C. left some […]

Posted by Lana Brandt on Jan 30, 2014

A Dry Upstream Battle for Salmon

By Lana Gunnlaugson, National SeaChoice Manager Winter weather has been making the headlines a lot over the past few months in Canada. Ice storms, frigid temperatures, and blizzards are just a few of the buzz words heard across the country. But here in British Columbia, which is usually known as the “wet coast,” we are […]

Posted by Lana Brandt on May 2, 2013

One of Canada’s Favourite Sports

By Katherine Dolmage, Sustainable Seafood Market Analyst I grew up in the “Salmon Capital of the World,” Campbell River. Every summer there was a huge influx of tourists to visit the world famous fishing lodges, and a constant scattering of boats fishing “The Hump” off Quadra Island. I also spent my summers working at a […]

Guest Bloggers: Kimberly Irwin, SeaChoice Intern and Kelly Roebuck, SeaChoice representative from Living Oceans Society Take a look back 20 years and it is amazing how far we have come in the way of technology – from brick sized analog cell phones to digital smart phones being just one example of many.  Industries typically evolve to […]

Posted by Lana Brandt on Dec 6, 2012

Climate Change Is Ocean Change

By Lana Gunnlaugson, National SeaChoice Manager In 2009, I remember reading for the first time about how climate change is affecting the world’s oceans in Alanna Mitchell’s book “Sea Sick – the Hidden Crisis in the Global Ocean.” Alanna referred to climate change as ocean change, and after reading all the ways in which our […]