Here in Ontario, we are hearing almost nothing from the British Columbia Cohen Commission inquiry into the decline of sockeye salmon, whose final report will not be released until next June. It was therefore fascinating, and horrifying, to discover Alexandra Morton’s blog on the evidence being heard each day. Dr. Kristi Miller, for example, is a Department of Fisheries and Oceans scientist who has been prevented by the Harper government from telling the public what she knows about the potentially devastating effects of open-pen fish farms on wild salmon, and from doing anything about it. Read it and weep.
It also makes it even harder to know what fish to eat. Immoral to eat tuna anymore, uncertain about farmed salmon….