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Starving Grizzlies: Death of an Ecosystem and an Economy

October 7, 2019
One need only look at what's happening today in Knight Inlet to see what open netpen salmon farming is doing to both the environment and the economy.

The Glendale River in Knight Inlet used to have a massive run of pink salmon. It supported gillnet and seine fisheries and still returned a million fish to the spawning grounds. Today, no-one can find fish in the river. The grizzlies are starving and the eagles are absent. Read our latest blog here.