No more growth until problems are solved says CEO of Norsk Industri
A stop to all further open-sea salmon farming in Norway has been announced. This is a very important step towards the protection of wild Atlantic salmon stocks, many of which are under threat from a variety of dangers.
The North Atlantic Salmon Fund (NASF), Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF), NASF (Norway), Norske Lakseelver, Norges Jeger & Fiskerforbund (NJFF), and other conservation organisations have campaigned for years against the damage to wild salmon stocks caused by the farms. Representatives of the groups were given the good news in Norway at the 10th annual Hardangerfjord seminar on fish farming.
The news of the halt in the expansion of the industry was announced by Mr. Stein Lier-Hansen, CEO of Norsk Industri. His organisation, which includes the main salmon farming interests and Norway’s biggest grouping of …
to be held at Grev Wedels plass 9, Oslo on 27th October 2016 17:30 – 21:30 CE
View the catalogue here: nasf-norway-auction-catalogue-2016
Direct on web starting at 18.00: www.villaksauksjonen.hooked.no
NASF/Reddvillaksen.no had its annual auction to raise money for wild salmon conservation last Thursday in Oslo (27th Oct). The auction raised a fantastic 800,000 NOK to the foundation, which is a new record!
On offer were many great fishing trips at home and abroad as well as some quality fishing tackle. The most desirable item was a two day salmon fishing adventure on the Alta which, after a hard “battle”, was sold for NOK 170,000 to a British fisherman!
The Board members of Reddvillaksen.no give up their time freely (over 1,000 hours annually) to save wild salmon, and are very pleased and grateful to all donors and supporters who made such generous donations and bids. Without the contributions of these kindred spirits there would be no auction and salmon would indeed be in even greater peril.
Money raised will also help launch a …